Yemen’s Minister of Health Visits JSI

November 15th, 2022 | News


Yemen’s Minister of Public Health and Population, His Excellency Qasim Mohammed Qasim Buhaibah, recently visited JSI’s office in Boston. He met with the organization’s senior leadership, including Mark Kowalski, the International Division director, at an evening reception.

Mark Kowalski shaking Yemen's Minister of Public Health and Population's hand

JSI has worked in Yemen since 1988, managing public health programs focusing on improving child health and routine immunization, strengthening the supply chain, and improving reproductive, maternal, and newborn health. We lead the USAID-supported Systems, Health, and Resiliency Project (SHARP), which is working to strengthen the health system and improve priority health services in three governorates with an emphasis on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child health, and nutrition.

Yemen's Minister of Public and Health and Population, along with staff, speaking with JSI staff

JSI also presented SHARP’s achievements, which have been accomplished with support and collaboration from the Ministry of Public Health and Population. SHARP supports 1.8 million Yemenis with improved health services.

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