COVID-19 & Emerging Infectious Diseases

Mobilizing to Fight Outbreaks and Emerging Infectious Diseases COVID-19, Zika and Ebola. Emerging new diseases have made for some scary headlines—and will continue to threaten men, women and children across the world. In concert with our efforts to prevent and control public health crises by enhancing global health security, Jhpiego works with global, regional and

Bringing COVID-19 Vaccinations to South Africa’s Most Vulnerable Communities

Vax mobile in South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Nurse Nozipho Magubane wipes down plastic chairs and sets them up in a bright corridor at Makhaza Mall. She is preparing to open the Jhpiego-supported pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site in Khayelitsha, a poor neighborhood that is one of the least-vaccinated areas in Cape Town. Though the setting looks different from

Global Health Security

Building Resilient Health Systems for a Safer World Strong public health systems not only enable families and communities to thrive, but also help to ensure stable economies and countries. Jhpiego works with governments and other stakeholders to strengthen health systems and the policies and legislation that support them, so that countries can prevent, detect and