GambiaIn the early 1990s, JSI implemented the USAID-funded Resources for Child Health (REACH) Program in The Gambia, improving systems for child immunization and acute respiratory infection control. More recently, JSI has assessed and identified injection safety and health care waste management practices and worked to ensure a cost-effective and efficient procurement process through the Global Fund’s Voluntary Pooled Procurement program, among other activities.
Trachoma, an infectious eye disease, is the world's leading cause of preventable blindness. JSI is providing technical and logistics support to the International Trachoma Initiative, to treat infected populations with azithromycin.
The Global Fund uses voluntary pooled procurement (VPP) and capacity building services aimed at ensuring a cost-effective and efficient procurement process. JSI's Partnership for Supply Chain Management is the VPP procurement service agent.