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  • A Behavioral Economics Approach to Reduce the Injectable Contraceptive Discontinuation Rate in Ethiopia: A Stratified-Pair, Cluster-Randomized Field Study
    May, 2018 - Behavioral economics offers one way to design interventions by improving understanding of why people choose as they do and what motivates their decision-making and action. Behavioral economics has recently been used to improve reproductive health programming, suggesting that the approach could potentially be applied to mitigate the contraceptive discontinuation problem ...
  • Covalima: Becoming a Model Municipality
    2018 - This four-page brief highlights how the Reinforce Basic Health Services Project (Reinforce) created a model municipality in Covalima Municipality. In a model municipality, well-trained and competent health providers deliver quality FP and MNCH services in fully-equipped and people-friendly health facilities where providers receive consistent, high-quality supervision from MOH and INS ...
  • Engaging Women to Strengthen VMMC Demand Creation Approaches for HIV Prevention
    December, 2016 - Women play a crucial role in the success of voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programs in sub-Saharan Africa. Led by JSI, the AIDSFree Project engages women to serve as community advocates, raising awareness of the benefits of VMMC for both women and their male partners in their communities. The female ...
  • Ethiopia's Urban Health Extension Program
    November, 2018 - The Ethiopia Urban Health Extension Program (UHEP) was launched in 2009 at the national level to create health equity by generating demand for essential health services through the provision of health information at the household level and access to services through referrals to health facilities. This technical brief highlights Ethiopia's ...
  • Family Planning Supply Chain Impact Evaluation in Indonesia: An impact evaluation of supply chain strengthening interventions implemented in 11 districts
    September, 2018 - The “My Choice” project’s vision is to contribute to the Government of Indonesia’s family planning (FP) goal to increase the nation’s modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR) to 61.3% by 2020. JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., is contributing to the supply chain management component with an aim to increase contraceptive ...
  • JSI at ICFP 2018
    November, 2018 - List of JSI presentations and posters at ICFP 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. Download (PDF, 517 KB) ...
  • Malawi’s Community-based Health System Model: Structure, Strategies, and Learning - Community-Based Health System Model Series, Brief Two
    March, 2017 - Examining the community-based health system model in Malawi, this brief identifies and discuss critical health system inputs and processes that have contributed to the implementation and expansion of community-based service delivery across the country. This brief highlights how community-health providers are helping to improve health coverage and key strategies for ...
  • Population, Health, and Environment Integration Activity One-Pager
    2018 - The Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Integration Activity in Madagascar is a one-year initiative implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute Inc. under the USAID Community Capacity for Health Program, locally known as Mahefa Miaraka. This brochure highlights the activities of the PHE Integration Activity, which is based on the ...
  • Strengthening Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Services as Part of the Post-Ebola Transition: District Summary: Western Rural Area
    June, 2017 - District summary on the post-Ebola transition for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health services in the Western Area Rural district of Sierra Leone. This summary highlights the interventions and accomplishments of the Advancing Partners & Communities project in strengthening health services in the district post-Ebola. JSI/Advancing Partners & Communities Project. ...
  • Strengthening the Family Planning Supply Chain in Indonesia Results Summary
    September, 2018 - This document summarizes the key results from the MyChoice project in Indonesia. For more information, read the full report, Family Planning Supply Chain Impact Evaluation in Indonesia: An impact evaluation of supply chain strengthening interventions implemented in 11 districts . JSI. 2018. Download (PDF, 214 KB) ...
  • Supply Chain Considerations for DMPA-SC Introduction: The Challenge of Matching Supply with Demand
    2018 - For new products such as DMPA-SC, family planning programs risk overstocks and expiries if actual demand falls short of forecasts; conversely, shortages and stockouts could occur if demand far surpasses forecasts. Overstocks and expiries can lead decision makers to become wary of procuring the product in the future, whereas shortages ...
  • USAID DISCOVER-Health Project Annual Results Summary: 2018
    2018 - This results summary details USAID DISCOVER-Health's progress providing high quality HIV, maternal and child health, reproductive health, and family planning services and products in 2018. By December 2020, USAID DISCOVER-Health aims to have tested nearly one million Zambians for HIV, reached 700,000 people with HIV prevention interventions, provided HIV treatment ...
  • USAID SAFE: Supporting an AIDS-Free Era Project Annual Results Summary: 2018
    2018 - This results summary details the USAID SAFE: Supporting an AIDS-Free Era Program's progress reducing HIV mortality, morbidity, and transmission, while improving nutrition outcomes and family planning integration in Central, Copperbelt, and North-Western provinces during 2018. The program is designed to increase access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV positive adults ...
  • USAID SAFE: Supporting an AIDS-Free Era Project Summary
    2018 - This brief describes the USAID SAFE: Supporting an AIDS-Free Era Program, which directly supports the Government of Zambia’s (GRZ) long-term vision of becoming a nation free from the threat of HIV and AIDS by 2030. Over the next five years (2017-2022), the program will work to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity, ...