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  • Infographic: Vriddhi Contributes to Scale-Up of Community Management of Neonatal Sepsis
    April, 2018 - Sepsis (infection) causes many neonatal deaths, but is often curable if treated early and appropriately. Under Vriddhi, JSI supported the Jharkhand and Uttarakhand state governments to establish demonstration sites for community management of neonatal sepsis through Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM). Vriddhi's work informed a scale up strategy with the potential ...
  • Bimonthly Rota Talk Newsletter
    July, 2018 - A case of diarrhea for a child usually means a visit to the doctor, a course of medicine, and a few days of bland food. But for children in India, a case of diarrhea can mean life-long developmental challenges or even death. Despite the availability of simple effective treatment diarrhea ...
  • Bimonthly Rota Talk Newsletter; Issue 5, 2018
    October, 2018 - JSI India publishes the bimonthly Rota Talk newsletter to regularly update partners and the government on the introduction of rotavirus vaccine in India. JSI India is the lead technical partner for rotavirus vaccine introduction in India. To date, JSI India has provided technical support for the launch of rotavirus vaccine ...
  • Building Healthy Cities - Indore Health Needs Assessment
    December, 2018 - The USAID-funded Building Healthy Cities (BHC) project aims to increase the understanding of the best routes for improving the social determinants of health in urban contexts. In its first year, BHC conducted several exploratory data collection activities in two "Smart Cities" to inform the project's approach. The resulting data is ...
  • Building Healthy Cities Indore Data Use and Access Assessment
    December, 2018 - The USAID-funded Building Healthy Cities (BHC) project aims to increase the understanding of the best routes for improving the social determinants of health in urban contexts. In its first year, BHC conducted several exploratory data collection activities in two "Smart Cities" to inform the project's approach. The resulting data is ...
  • 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 ...
  • Infographic: Vriddhi Contributes to Private Sector Engagement for RMNCH+A Services in India
    April, 2018 - Private medical practitioners are preferred health service providers across the socio-economic spectrum in India, but private sector engagement in government programs to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCH+A) services has been suboptimal. Through Vriddhi, JSI led an independent landscaping assessment in six USAID priority states to better ...
  • Infographic: Vriddhi Contributes to Scale-Up of Kangaroo Mother Care in India
    April, 2018 - Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) is an evidence-based intervention to reduce mortality among small and sick newborns. Under the Vriddhi project, JSI provided technical assistance for KMC introduction and scale up in government district hospitals in two districts. Vriddhi's work informed a nationwide scale up strategy with the potential to reach ...
  • Knowledge Cafe - Partnerships for Prevention of TB in India
    2018 - The USAID-supported Tuberculosis Health Action Learning Initiative (THALI) project in Kolkata and adjoining districts aims to catalyze a dynamic process of identifying, developing, testing, and scaling up successful innovative solutions to strengthen urban TB control, especially amongst urban slum dwellers, with a focus on women and girls. To achieve complete ...
  • Vriddhi Project: Achieving Results for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in India
    March, 2018 - The Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” supported the scale-up of high impact RMNCH+A interventions through innovative programming and by working closely with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the National Health Mission, and state governments. In consensus with ...
  • Vriddhi Project: Improving Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in India
    March, 2018 - The Scaling Up Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) Interventions project, also known as “Vriddhi,” supports the scale-up of high impact RMNCH+A interventions through innovative programming and by working closely with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the National Health Mission, and state governments. In consensus with ...