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  • Family Planning @ JSI
    June, 2017 - Of the 213 million pregnancies that occur worldwide each year, approximately 40%—or 85 million—are unintended. Family planning saves lives and empowers women to improve their family’s health, education, and financial stability, and is key to advancing economic progress in middle- and low-income countries. This brochure highlights JSI's family planning and ...
  • Improving Community Health Services in the Post-Ebola Context
    2017 - The Ebola epidemic had a devastating effect on Sierra Leone’s already struggling health facilities. In support of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation 2015–2020 Health Sector Recovery Plan, the Advancing Partners & Communities project strengthened critical health services in local communities, with a focus on reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child ...
  • Life After Ebola: Mothers Return to Health Facilities in Sierra Leone
    2017 - The USAID-funded Advancing Partners & Communities project supported the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation’s Post-Ebola Recovery Plan through capacity building for health care workers and renovation of water sanitation and hygiene and infection prevention and control structures. This photo essay shows the George Brook Community Health Center in ...
  • Post-Ebola Recovery: Strengthening Primary and Community Health Services
    June, 2017 - Between May 2014 and January 2016, Sierra Leone was impacted by the worst Ebola outbreak in recorded history. The outbreak exposed critical gaps within the country’s health system, revealing the need to strengthen health services to prevent future outbreaks. To begin the country’s recovery, Sierra Leone launched the Health Sector ...
  • Quantification of Health Commodities: DMPA-SC Companion Guide
    May, 2017 - This quantification guide specific to subcutaneous DMPA (DMPA-SC), a new injectable contraceptive, aims to help family planning program managers, supply chain/logistics managers, and procurement officers confront the significant challenges in estimating and planning for commodity needs as programs introduce and integrate provision of DMPA-SC. Available in English and French. Please ...
  • Quick Reference for Determining Orders for DMPA-SC
    January, 2018 - This quick reference summarizes the recommendations from Quantification of Health Commodities: DMPA-SC Companion Guide into an easy-to-use checklist. Family planning quantification teams and program managers can use this checklist as a quick reference guide during quantification exercises including DMPA-SC, and to validate their quantification methodology before placing DMPA-SC orders. JSI, ...
  • Review of the History of Price Revisions of Social-Marketed Brands of Male Condoms in Select Countries
    November, 2017 - Social-marketed brands of condoms are usually sold at a subsidized price in African countries. The goals of this approach are to ensure that the price of the condom does not pose a barrier to purchase and to promote to condom use among the populations the social marketing organization aims to ...
  • USAID Deliver Project | Task Order 4 Completion Report February 2017
    February, 2017 - This report describes the activities and achievements of the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, Task Order 4, from October 1, 2010–February 28, 2017. The project worked to improve the lives of men, women, and families by strengthening the supply chains that deliver health commodities, developing sustainable national capacity and ownership for ...
  • USAID Deliver Project | Task Order 5 Completion Report February 2017
    February, 2017 - This report describes the activities and achievements of the USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, Task Order 5, which ran from September 2010 to February 2017. The objective of the task order was to improve the provision of condoms, contraceptives, and other essential public health supplies to USAID-supported programs by achieving a ...
  • Using Reality Check and PipeLine for Contraceptive Forecasting and Supply Planning Technical Brief
    August, 2016 - This technical brief provides an overview and comparison of two important tools that can be used together to support a national contraceptive quantification exercise—Reality Check and PipeLine. It also provides information on how Reality Check can be used outside the quantification process to help programs set realistic family planning program ...
  • Zambia Total Market Approach (TMA) Landscape Assessment: Contraceptives and Condoms
    2017 - In January 2017, the USAID DISCOVER-Health Project conducted a landscape analysis to understand the potential challenges and opportunities for implementing a total market approach (TMA) for condoms and contraceptives in Zambia. The information gathered through this effort primarily aims to guide the project’s TMA strategy, which supports government and donor ...