Facilities

In order to meet clients’ needs, health facilities, whether rural health posts or large urban hospitals, must deliver an appropriate range of high-quality services. Employing an integrated approach involving policy, technical and managerial assistance support, and community-based mechanisms, JSI helps expand and greatly improve facilities and their capabilities from tertiary clinics to hospitals. When necessary, JSI has helped with facility infrastructure—building, renovating, and equipping health centers—as well as internal systems development, from designing efficient client-flow to ensuring counseling is done confidentially in established, private places. Integrating new or up-dated service approaches into existing programs is also a critical aspect of quality of care.

JSI also works with facilities to ensure that ensure the systems that support quality of care—the supply chain, health care waste management, infection prevention procedures, to name a few—are also well-functioning and implemented through a standardized systems approach. In addition, facilities are an important point along the flow of essential information about services, supplies, and outcomes. Data collected for various reporting purposes should not simply be passed up to the next managerial level, but also used for planning purposes at the facility—and facilities must be ready and able to receive and act upon information-based feedback from higher levels in the health system. JSI trains facility managers and staff in using data collected for decisionmaking.

Highlights

PROJECT
View details: InSupply: Innovations for Public Health Supply Chains

InSupply: Innovations for Public Health Supply Chains

inSupply is a learning project aimed at improving the performance and efficiency of supply chains by increasing the effective use of data and introducing management best practices to strengthen system outcomes.

FEATURE
View details: A supportive approach to improving immunization in Nigeria

A supportive approach to improving immunization in Nigeria

The IMMUNIZATIONbasics project improves and standardizes routine immunization practices at clinics across Nigeria.

PROJECT
View details: Liberia Ebola Infection Prevention and Control Activity

Liberia Ebola Infection Prevention and Control Activity

JSI is partnering with the USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance and the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to train health workers in infection prevention and manage the distribution of personal protective equipment.

FEATURE
View details: Solving storage challenges in the Amhara region, Ethiopia

Solving storage challenges in the Amhara region, Ethiopia

The USAID DELIVER PROJECT organizes a cluttered medical supply warehouse in a remote region of Ethiopia and designs a sustainable system for proper labeling and storage.

PROJECT
View details: Advancing Partners & Communities (APC)

Advancing Partners & Communities (APC)

JSI is supporting and advancing community programs in more than 30 countries that seek to improve local health services, especially those related to family planning.

FEATURE
View details: Improving infant and maternal care in the West Bank

Improving infant and maternal care in the West Bank

The Hanan Mother & Child Health & Nutrition project improves maternal and neonatal health services at the Beit-Hanoon clinic in the West Bank.

PROJECT
View details: Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING)

Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING)

SPRING is scaling up high-impact nutrition practices and policies by providing technical support on preventing stunting and maternal and child anemia, linking agriculture and nutrition, and changing behavior through communication.

PROJECT
View details: Liberian Agricultural Upgrading, Nutrition and Child Health (LAUNCH) Project

Liberian Agricultural Upgrading, Nutrition and Child Health (LAUNCH) Project

LAUNCH is a USAID Food for Peace (FFP) program that aims to improve food security of vulnerable people living in the rural Bong and Nimba counties of Liberia.

PROJECT
View details: New Partners Initiative Technical Assistance Project (NuPITA)

New Partners Initiative Technical Assistance Project (NuPITA)

JSI is helping PEPFAR New Partner’s Initiative grantees to improve the quality of their HIV programs by strengthening their organizational systems and technical capacity so as to better serve the needs of their communities.

PROJECT
View details: Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

JSI built the capacity of the health system, fostering a community-based approach and an environment of increased awareness and informed decisionmaking across all levels of the health system, to ensure a continuum of care for mothers and newborns.

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