Family Planning & Reproductive Health
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.
To date, JSI has implemented more than 150 family planning and reproductive health initiatives in 80 countries. Our total market approach to family planning is tailored to each country’s specific context and supports reproductive health policies that promote the integration of family planning with other basic health services at the primary health care level, including postpartum, immunization, and HIV services.
From streamlining clinic services to engaging policymakers to ensure family planning resources are available, to delivering commodities to remote health posts, to helping governments and their partners gather and use data to improve health system performance, JSI is dedicated to ensuring that women have access to the family planning methods that meet their needs.
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In Phase II of this collaborative project, UNFPA and JSI are implementing JSI's earlier recommendations to improve UNFPA's ability to ensure availability of family planning products.
The Europe and Eurasia Family Planning Activity helps women gain access to long-term contraception.
PATH and JSI are collaborating with ministries of health and country implementing partners to coordinate DMPA SubQ country introduction and scale-up planning and implementation.
Women in rural Ghana receive free family planning services and long-term contraceptives through JSI's Focus Region Health Project.
In Zambia, JSI will work to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity, and transmission, while improving nutrition outcomes and family planning integration in three provinces: Central, Copperbelt, and North-Western.
A couple in Russia receives counseling on effective, modern methods of contraception through the JSI-managed Maternal and Child Health Initiative.
This collaboration between UNFPA and JSI focuses on three specific phases of work: analysis, strategic interventions, and reducing bottlenecks and building capacity in Sierra Leone, Nigeria, DRC, and Kenya.
JSI is improving the contraceptive supply chain in Indonesia to help ensure consistent product availability thereby increasing the use of family planning methods. The project will share data for future use by Indonesia's National FP Coordinating Board.
Through the Family Planning Access Program, JSI monitors global shipment volumes and related supply information for the Jadelle, Implanon, and Sayana Press contraceptive products, to support countries in strengthening their FP product supply chains.
JSI is improving family planning and reproductive health services in Ukraine by strengthening the capacity of several local NGOs to deliver effective, modernized care and promote behavior change around family planning practices.
JSI built technical capacity in both the public and private sectors to provide quality reproductive health and family planning services to reduce the number of abortions, unintended pregnancies, and incidence of sexually transmitted infections.