JSI develops websites, from conception to deployment, that reach target audiences to change behavior, disseminate learning, tools, and trainings based on JSI research, as well as highlight program accomplishments.
This section features project websites, sites that JSI has developed, as well as those we support for clients.
JSI is assisting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy to implement the Leadership Campaign on AIDS. The goal of this national campaign is to educate, motivate, and mobilize local and national leaders in the responses to HIV and AIDS. The AIDS.gov website provides a multitude of resources and information on HIV and AIDS, including blogs, podcasts, and webcasts.
The AIDS Support and Technical Assistance Resources, Task Order 1 (AIDSTAR-One), is USAID's global HIV/AIDS project that provides technical assistance services to the Office of HIV/AIDS and USG country teams in PEPFAR non-focus countries in knowledge management, technical leadership, program sustainability, strategic planning and program implementation support.
Astarte enhances access to quality reproductive health services by fostering leaders in communities affected by crisis. With 15 years experience, Astarte has granted more than $1 million to local NGOs in nearly 20 countries. In addition, Astarte builds the capacity of these organizations by offering technical and organizational strengthening and regional network building. Astarte's website tells the story of how local organizations and leadership can provide sustainable reproductive health in crisis settings.
Urban Family Health Partnership (UFHP)
USAID's National Integrated Population and Health Program (NIPHP) was designed to reduce fertility and improve health. JSI, through the Urban Family Health Partnership (UFHP) project, worked under the aegis of NIPHP to deliver an essential package of health services through a network of 24 NGOs in urban areas throughout the country.
Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival
BASICS—Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival—was a long-term initiative funded by USAID over three project cycles between 1994 and 2009 that helped scale-up the use of proven effective nutrition and health interventions for newborns and children in developing countries. The website features information on the key child survival areas BASICS addressed, publications, and tools that are of use to anyone implementing child health programs around the world.
(Central Asian Program on AIDS Control and Intervention
Targeting Youth and High-Risk Groups)
The CAPACITY Project builds the Central Asian technical capacity to launch large-scale and urgent responses to HIV and AIDS, and develops indigenous institutions and networks that can develop and manage the comprehensive HIV control programs.
Building Assistance at JSI Research & Training
Institute, Inc. (CBA@JSI)
The website presents information about the CBA@JSI project, the CBA services JSI provides, and the JSI team. In addition, the website provides access to CBA products, resources, and tools for community-based HIV prevention organizations.
Asia Quality Health Project (ZdravPlus II Project)
The ZdravPlus Project website provides resources to help the governments of Central Asia improve the financial sustainability, efficiency, and quality of their health care while preserving equitable access. The ZdravPlus Quality Public Health and Primary Health Care in Central Asia Project is funded by USAID, and operates in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. John Snow, Inc. is a subcontractor to Abt Associates.
JSI's office in New Hampshire, the Community Health Institute (CHI), is committed to improving the health and well-being of people and communities in Northern New England. JSI/CHI strives to assure optimal conditions to support people in their pursuit of healthier lives. We work with public and private sector clients to build capacity to carry out health and improvement initiatives designed to meet community needs.
dataCHATT is a training and technical assistance service to help Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees improve collection, quality, reporting and utilization of their Ryan White data. Through dataCHATT, JSI provides support to HRSA's HIV/AIDS Bureau and its grantees through distance learning, on-site TA and training, and electronic and written materials.
The Last Ten Kilometers (L10K) Project
The Last Ten Kilometers (L10K) Project is designed to address the severe human resources deficits in the health service delivery system in Ethiopia by mobilizing families and communities to take charge of their own health. The website provides an overview of the project, including an outline of L10K's presence in Ethiopia and its support of the national Health Extension Program. The site is also a source for project resources including reports, policy briefs, and posters.
Urban Health Extension Program (USAID/UHEP)
The USAID-funded Ethiopia Urban Health Extension Program (USAID/UHEP) is working with the Government of Ethiopia to increase demand for and improve access to urban health services. Central to this multi-faceted approach is the training of urban health extension workers to identify most at-risk populations and encourage them to seek health services to improve their overall health outcomes, particularly related to HIV. The website includes an overview of the project, national basic and health statistics, information about JSI's other work in Ethiopia, and links to relevant resources for urban health and HIV country-wide and globally.
Planning Training Centers, U.S. Region I
JSI manages the Title X Family Planning Center for the DHHS Office of Population Affairs, Region I—New England area. The website provides a central location for training information and registration for both live and online family planning trainings in Region I. It also enables reproductive health providers and organizations to quickly and easily find resources to help them continuously improve their client services. The site also includes training and resource materials.
Planning Training Center, U.S. Region VIII
The Region VIII Title X Family Planning Training Center website provides information about what is happening in the family planning and women's health care fields, both within Region VIII—the six-state Rocky Mountain area—and across the nation. The site also makes tools and other resources available for Title X grantees.
Healthy Women in Georgia
The Healthy Women in Georgia (HWG) Program website provides information on its program as well as evidence-based, women-friendly and client-focused family planning, reproductive health and safe delivery information for women.
JSI, in collaboration with Dimock Community Health Center (DCHC) and Cambridge Health Alliance—under the Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS) initiative—is evaluating means of improving HIV medication adherence. Many of the adherence training and education materials used in the HAART to HEART program are contained in this site as is general information used to educate about HIV and AIDS.
IMMUNIZATIONbasics aims to increase the ability of governments and collaborating organizations to deliver quality routine immunization services. The website features descriptions of country activities and priorities as well as global resources on key immunization issues and policies, including immunization financing.
Supply Chains for Community Case Management of
Pneumonia and Other Common Diseases of Childhood
SC4CCM project is focused on finding affordable, simple, and sustainable supply chain solutions that address the unique challenges of community health workers. SC4CCM works in three countries: Malawi, Ethiopia and Rwanda, testing innovations to generate knowledge that can be put into broader practice for supply chain operations, financing, and advocacy.
Prevention Project, U.S. Region I
JSI coordinates infrastructure activities in Region I (New England) for a national infertility prevention program funded by the CDC that provides routine screening and treatment services for Chlamydia trachomatis infection. The website provides facts on Chlamydia and information on testing, as well as training information and resources.
Prevention Project, U.S. Region VIII
JSI coordinates infrastructure activities in Region VIII, the Rocky Mountain area, for a national infertility prevention program funded by the CDC. The project works to control sexually transmitted disease-related infertility through collaborative efforts of STD and family planning providers, and other health care providers throughout the region.The website provides information about projects, activities, and events revolving around infertility prevention in Region VIII and across the country.
Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE)
The International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) provides a forum for environmental epidemiologists and other scientists worldwide for the discussion of problems unique to the study of health and the environment. The Society website, maintained by the ISEE Secretariat at JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. since 1999, provides information for ISEE members and non-members on ISEE-sponsored conferences, programs, and projects, leadership, membership, job and event announcements, and other information and links of relevance to members.
MEASURE Evaluation develops and applies methods for monitoring and evaluation for population, health, and nutrition projects. MEASURE works with developing country programs, USAID, and other international donor agencies to: improve performance monitoring systems, identify indicators and test their measurement, develop and apply methods for evaluating interventions, and increase capacity for monitoring and evaluation through technical assistance and training.
The website provides information and resources to help residents from Framingham, Hudson, and Marlborough make healthy dietary choices and to engage in physical activity, share information about MetroWest Moves, partake in a dialogue about ways to improve the overall health of the community, and promote the activities of other residents and organizations that also work to improve the health of the community.
Implementation and Quality Assistance (IQA) Project
Under a subcontract with Columbia University, JSI provided site-monitoring services for the MTCT-Plus Initiative, an innovative family-centered program, built on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (pMTCT) efforts by providing comprehensive HIV primary care (and anti-retroviral therapy when indicated) for HIV-infected mothers, infants, and other household members. The website features clinical support tools and other resources.
England Training Center for Adolescent Pregnancy
The New England Training Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (NETCAPP), funded by the CDC, assists local, state, and regional organizations to strengthen their capacity to reduce unintended teen pregnancy, STIs, and HIV infection. The website serves as a central location for those looking for information and tools about selecting, implementing, and evaluating science-based approaches to teen pregnancy and HIV and STI prevention.
Family Health Program (NFHP)
Under the USAID-funded Nepal Family Health Program (NFHP), JSI and its partners have been assisting the Ministry of Health through a five-year program in strengthening the most peripheral level MCH/FP services. The website includes national health strategies and standards, assessment reports and tools.
Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP)
The Targeted States High Impact Project (TSHIP) is a five-year, USAID-supported project which aims to strengthen healthcare delivery in Bauchi and Sokoto states. TSHIP is working to establish strong and durable bonds between community institutions and the healthcare delivery system to improve household health practices and increase people's use of health services.
Uganda Malaria, AIDS & Tuberculosis Program
NUMAT works in collaboration with district government, NGOs, community-based groups, the private sector and PLHIV to expand access to and utilization of HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria services in post-conflict districts of Northern Uganda. This website highlights NUMAT interventions and achievements in Northern Uganda, with emphasis on the capacity building and the extensive clinical and community services provided to decrease vulnerabilities HIV and other infectious diseases.
Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)
PAIMAN was a five-year, USAID-funded project that built the capacity of the existing health system and fostering a community-based approach to ensure a continuum of care for mothers and newborns. The project created an environment of increased awareness and informed decisionmaking across all levels of the health systems. The website contains resources, including publications, a music video, newsletters, and project success stories.
Technical Resource Facility
The Technical Resource Facility (TRF) provides technical assistance to the health sector in Pakistan with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH). This website maps out the services available to the government of Pakistan through the TFR. The TRF is funded by the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) and AusAID, the Australian Agency for International Development and supported by JSI.
The QuitWorks-NH website links the New Hampshire Tobacco Prevention and Control Program (TPCP), the NH Medicaid staff, state insurance providers, and physicians into a public health and health plan collaborative providing proactive tobacco cessation materials for all NH providers working with tobacco users regardless of health insurance status. The QuitWorks site includes patient enrollment forms, as well as guides and tools.
QuitWorks-RI is a free, evidence-based stop-smoking service sponsored by the Rhode Island Department of Health. The project's aim is to implement a fax referral quit smoking system, modeled on the Massachusetts QuitWorks Program, in the Rhode Island healthcare system. The QuitWorks website provides guides for providers in different settings, patient enrollment forms as well as tools for working with smokers.
Improved RH Supplies Management for Greater Contraceptive
Security: Creation of a Community of Practice
Operated by JSI, the RHInterchange is a website for coordination of contraceptive orders and shipments. RHInterchange responds to the supplies community's need for information for decisionmaking, advocacy, and coordination around RH supplies issues. The first and only site of its kind, the RHInterchange is an easily-accessible, live source of harmonized global information on inbound contraceptive supplies. It consolidates data on $1 billion worth of shipments from all major donors to countries around the world. JSI created and currently operates the RHInterchange, on behalf of a subgroup of the RH Supplies Coalition.
|Reproductive Health Equity for Youth (RHEY)
RHEY is the website of the Working with Diverse Communities (WDC) component of the CDC's Teen Pregnancy Prevention project. The site will serve as a one-stop-shop for information and guidance to help Part A grantees better serve youth in diverse communities with teen pregnancy prevention programs and services.
Health Response in Conflict Consortium
The Reproductive Health Response in Conflict Consortium (RHRC) is committed to promoting comprehensive reproductive health services for all refugee and displaced women, men and adolescents. The consortium works in a number of areas, including service provision; advocacy; design, monitoring and evaluation; research; training; assessment; and documentation and dissemination.
Health, Access and Information Services in Emergencies
The Reproductive Health Access, Information and Services in Emergencies (RAISE) Initiative is catalyzing change in how reproductive health is addressed by all sectors involved in emergency response. JSI Research & Training Institute is a RAISE Initiative advocacy partner. The RAISE website features program highlights as well as links to articles, tools and other resources that facilitate support for comprehensive RH care in emergency situations.
Family Health Initiative
The Romanian Family Health Initiative (RFHI) worked from 2002-2007 to increase access to and use of reproductive health services across Romania, and to expand the availability of these services at the primary health care level. The website includes national strategies, training materials and tools for capacity building to improve the effectiveness of family planning, prenatal and postpartum care, breast and cervical cancer, HIV and STI prevention, and domestic violence services for underserved populations.
Health Information Network NGO (RHINO)
The RHINO NGO advocates for investment in and use of routine health information, human resource capacity building in routine health information systems (RHIS) and improves the state of the art through research and development. JSI, one of many organizations contributing to RHINO through financial and "in kind" contributions, supports development and maintenance of the website.
Maternal and Child Health Initiative
JSI implemented the Russia Maternal and Child Initiative (MCHI) from 2003- 2007. Funded by USAID, helping to reform policies and building the capacity to institutionalize internationally-recognized, evidence-based client-centered, maternal and child health standards and practices. Manuals and guidelines available on the website address issues including antenatal care, family-centered maternity care, exclusive breastfeeding, family planning counseling and services, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Available in Russian and English
Health Transformation Project (SHTP)
The Sudan Health Transformation Project works to increase access to and utilization of health, water, and sanitation services to improve the well being of children, mothers and families. At this time, the website is primarily used for project support and solicitations for various aspects if the project.
Chain Management System (SCMS)
The SCMS project provides global procurement and distribution for essential HIV & AIDS medicines and supplies needed to provide care and treatment of people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. The SCMS Resource Center makes resources available on a range of supply chain issues, including forecasting, procurement, and distribution. SCMS offers one-stop shopping for HIV/AIDS supplies and supply related services for use by programs funded by PEPFAR.
Assistance to the New Partners Initiative (TA-NPI)
Technical Assistance to the New Partners Initiative (TA-NPI) is a project designed to support groups receiving specific assistance from the U.S. government. TA-NPI is funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support organizations awarded funds by the Department of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) for Round 2 and Round 3 of the New Partners Initiative.
Tobacco and Literacy Education Project
This website was developed by JSI Research & Training Institute in collaboration with adult education programs in New Hampshire and makes available a series of tobacco education lessons for adult learners in ABE and GED programs. The project's goal was to bring accurate and compelling information on tobacco use health effects and smoking cessation resources to a young adult population with both high rates of tobacco use and low levels of tobacco knowledge, through a channel not traditionally utilized by tobacco educators. The site contains three health literacy lessons designed for ABE/GED instruction which provide compelling information about the hazards of tobacco use while teaching basic literacy skills. Each lesson comes complete with lesson overview, multiple learning activities, teacher notes and answer key.
AIDS/HIV Integrated Model District Programme
From 2001 to 2006, the Uganda AIDS/HIV Integrated Model District Programme (AIM) assisted Ugandans to strengthen district structures and services. Funded by USAID, the five year effort was one of the largest and most diverse HIV technical assistance programs of its kind in Africa. The website features tools and resources, including manuals and toolkits on HIV counseling and testing, the management of opportunistic infections and implementation of TB/HIV collaborative activities among many others.
Program for Human and Holistic Development (UPHOLD)
UPHOLD is an integrated social services program designed to increase the utilization, quality, and sustainability of education, health, and HIV and AIDS services in 28 districts, covering approximately 42% of the country's population. The website features tools and resources including technical reports on key program areas.
Strengthening TB and HIV&AIDS Responses in
East Central Uganda (STAR-EC)
STAR-EC is a district-based initiative aimed at increasing access to, coverage of and utilization of quality and comprehensive HIV&AIDS and TB prevention, care and treatment services within district health facilities and their communities. This site provides profiles on the districts where STAR-EC is working as well as resources developed by the project and stories of project successes.
Maternal and Infant Health Project II
Through the Ukraine Maternal and Infant Health Project (MIHP), JSI is improving women's reproductive and newborn health and increasing public awareness of healthy behaviors. Through the USAID-funded project, JSI is helping to develop family-friendly delivery rooms, reduce practices such as amniotomies and episiotomies, and increase opportunities for women to labor in a free position during delivery, immediate breastfeeding, and the rooming-in of mothers and newborns. In Russian and English.
Together for Health
The Together for Health project seeks to increase Ukrainian women's and men's knowledge and use of modern family planning and reproductive health practices in order to promote family health and to reduce the high number of abortions, unintended pregnancies, and sexually transmitted infections. Together with its partners, JSI aims to improve the accessibility and affordability of modern family planning methods and to support policies and health systems to improve management and quality of reproductive health services.
| DELIVER PROJECT
The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT, implemented by John Snow Inc., designs, develops, strengthens, and, upon request, operates safe, sustainable, and reliable supply systems that provide a range of affordable, quality essential health commodities. The USAID | DELIVER PROJECT website contains real-time information about shipments of health supplies—contraceptives, personal protective equipment for avian influenza control, and antimalarial medicines—that the project procures on behalf of USAID or are procured by USAID's central commodity procurement system. The website features information about the commodity security status of USAID-supported countries, reference materials on commodity security and logistics, and links to other sources of information.