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  • Assessing the Effectiveness of a Web-Based Vaccine Information Management System on Immunization-Related Data Functions: An Implementation Research Study in Tanzania
    July, 2018 - The Immunization and Vaccine Development (IVD) Program of Tanzania's Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MOHCDGEC) has focused significant system strengthening efforts on information and data management to improve the immunization program's performance. In partnership with JSI and other organizations, the IVD piloted a new vaccine information ...
  • Building Stronger Health Information Systems in Tanzania: A Decade of Collaboration and Learning
    September, 2018 - In Tanzania, JSI works hand-in-hand with the government to align resources from multiple projects, partners, and donors to build a sustainable, adaptable health information system that produces good quality, timely data for decision-making to improve the lives of the Tanzanian people. This infographic maps out JSI's decade of collaboration and ...
  • Community Health and Social Welfare Systems Strengthening in Tanzania
    2018 - The Community Health and Social Welfare Systems Strengthening Program (CHSSP) is a five-year USAID and PEPFAR-funded program working with the government of Tanzania to improve the health and well-being of HIV-affected and other vulnerable populations, with the goal of achieving the UNAIDS 90-90-90 goal and stopping the HIV epidemic in ...
  • Community Monitoring of Individual Children's Vaccinations: Six Country Experiences
    December, 2018 - In low- and middle income countries, unsatisfactory vaccination coverage often reflects services that are not sufficiently accessible, convenient, reliable, or friendly. It may also reflect a lack of public understanding or trust in vaccination and/or vaccination services. Additionally, in developing countries, various sociocultural factors affect the likelihood that families make ...
  • DREAMS Innovation Challenge Silence Speaks Grantee Stories
    2018 - Silence Speaks is an initiative created by StoryCenter, which helps individuals and organizations use storytelling and participatory media for reflection, education, and social change. Silence Speaks helps convey first-person narratives of struggle, courage, and transformation and works to ensure that these stories promote gender equality, health, and human rights around ...
  • DREAMS Innovation Challenge Silence Speaks Youth Stories
    2018 - JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. partnered with StoryCenter in November 2017 to help DREAMS Innovation Challenge grantee staff tell stories (as written pieces, photo essays, and short videos) about their work in local communities and then implement storytelling and photography projects with the youth they serve. This compilation includes ...
  • Empowering Africa's Daughters: Lessons from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge
    May, 2019 - The presentation includes key results and lessons learned from the DREAMS Innovation Challenge for HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women. Presentations present examples of impact from the 46 NGO DREAMS Innovation Challenge parnters in 10 countries. JSI/DREAMS Innovation Challenge Project. 2019. Download (JPG, 65 KB) ...
  • 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 ...
  • Funds Manager for DREAMS Innovation Challenge: Quarter 7 Report Executive Summary
    April, 2018 - JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. supports 45 of the DREAMS Innovation Challenge (DREAMS-IC) grantees in their efforts to reduce new HIV infections among adolescent girls and young women in 10 African countries, funded by the U.S. Department of State. The visual executive summary, which complements the quarter 7 report, ...
  • Improving the generation, quality, and use of data for routine immunization systems through the use of process indicators and other strategies
    2018 - This poster looks at process indicators for routine immunization and the importance of routine immunization data quality. It explores which process indicators are appropriate for providing real-time system data to demonstrate strengthening of routine immunization (RI) on a pathway to uniformly high immunization coverage that is sustainable over time. Process ...
  • JSI in Tanzania
    September, 2018 - For nearly four decades, JSI has worked with the Government of Tanzania and other partners to accelerate progress on the government's health and development priorities. Together, we've trained and deployed health workers, improved data collection and use, introduced new vaccines, and expanded services to vulnerable populations. This brochure highlights how ...
  • What to Know about Your CCEOP Application and Deploying Cold Chain Equipment: Lessons from Tanzania and Mozambique
    December, 2018 - With one in five children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) still not fully vaccinated and thus at risk of preventable, immunization programs are under pressure to increase coverage and improve performance and efficiency. Adding to that challenge, the number of vaccines available has grown from the original six recommended ...