Feature Stories

Blazing a New Data Trail 

By Maryalice Yakutchik  The latest chapter of Jhpiego’s storied history in cervical cancer prevention finds us working toward global implementation of a breakthrough screening strategy allowing nearly all women everywhere to learn if they have human papillomavirus (HPV), the common virus that leads to cervical cancer, so they can get care before it progresses.  The

 Pursuing Dreams in South Sudan

By Maryalice Yakutchik and Joan Nduta with reporting by Susan Martinez Small Jobs, A Big Start Juba, South Sudan — Zita’s soap business makes spot-on sense in a full-circle kind of way. When she was a girl, her mother took in laundry to earn money so that Zita and her sisters could eat and go

Moms & midwives both deserve better…

Improving maternal health care must take two perspectives into account. So we started by asking women and midwives what they want. By Maryalice Yakutchik The Antenatal/Postnatal Care Research Collective shares its findings on what women want in health services alongside the need to improve conditions for nurses and midwives to ensure quality health services. Explore behavioral