A New Asset in the Malaria Prevention Toolkit

As the eagerly awaited malaria vaccine moves from trial to rollout, Jhpiego is using its 20 years of experience in malaria prevention and treatment—from promoting insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs), to supporting seasonal malaria chemoprevention and intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp), to providing training to health care workers to test for and treat

A Dose in Time to Prevent Malaria

It rains a lot in Diébougou in the Sud-Ouest region of Burkina Faso. This means that malaria transmission occurs throughout the year in this West African country, but it’s especially high during the peak season, which runs from June to October, increasing the importance of community-based health care. From the health facility in Diébougou, the

Moving Toward Cervical Cancer Elimination 

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – On a routine visit to her local health care provider, Martine Zoundi learned for the first time about the importance of getting screened for cervical cancer, especially for women who, like her, are living with HIV. The visit coincided with a World Cancer Day event sponsored by a nearby teaching hospital.