Building the Next Generation Vaccine Information Management System: VIMS in Tanzania

Vaccine supply chains require dedicated data management and reporting systems. In Tanzania, JSI is supporting the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in the development and implementation of an electronic vaccine information system that is integrated with the overarching electronic logistics management information system (eLMIS) while addressing the unique needs of vaccine supply chain management.

Webinar to Highlight How Extension, Technology, and Behavior Change Combine to Improve Agriculture and Nutrition

Leveraging the power of social capital and technology, Digital Green has pioneered the use of low-cost, community videos as an agriculture extension tool that allows farmers to record and share successful techniques with other farmers in their community.

Impressions from Arusha: A call to action to improve health care for women and end preventable maternal mortality world wide

There is something ceaseless and timelessness in resplendent Arusha, Tanzania, the venue of the second Global Maternal Health Conference. Not so in the hallways of the conference meeting where a sense of urgency to do more for maternal health is evidently palpable. I was struck by three main impressions.

Mike Farabaugh: I began working in HIV when…

In 2000 I joined a volunteer program and began to work with a local NGO in Tanzania. My prior professional experience had been as a Teach For America corps member/school teacher in Texas and helping to resettle newly arrived refugees in Vermont. So I figured that I’d use one of the two professional interests in my work in Tanzania.