A responsive and resilient national health system is key to improving all citizens’ health outcomes, especially those who are most vulnerable. Liberia’s turbulent political history has shown that a strong health system is essential. JSI began working in Liberia in the late 1980s, collaborating with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to strengthen the health system […]
Learnings from a Stratified-Pair, Cluster-Randomized Field Study In Ethiopia, the national family planning program has made significant strides in providing access to services in the country. The contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) jumped in the last two decades. This increase in CPR has mainly been a result of a sharp increase in the use of injectable […]
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A newborn’s first haircut is more than a beautiful tradition in Bauchi state. It’s an innovative way to save lives.
Immunization is one of the most successful and cost-effective public health interventions in history, saving two to three million lives every year. However, national immunization supply chains continue to face challenges that result in poor temperature control, risks of reduced potency, and poor availability.
The places in which people live, play, learn, and work, determine their ability to access the resources necessary for maintaining a long, healthy life. There is growing recognition of the benefits of place-based strategies to help communities flourish and their inhabitants to thrive.
Opioid, alcohol, and other drug misuse and disorders place a tremendous strain on families, workplaces, communities, and health care systems. In 2016, overdoses involving opioids killed more than 42,000 people in the United States, and that number has only increased since. Women often suffer the consequences of substance misuse disorders the most, either because of […]
I have some terrible news: each and every one of us is going to die one day. I know, I know, but the research is clear and the stories seem legitimate. Not that you would necessarily know it. We spend a lot of time and money avoiding death. We construct images of pain and severe suffering […]