Lucknow, India—The delivery was normal, the mother was fine, but her newborn son hadn’t cried yet. Sarita Pal, the nurse assisting with the birth, acted quickly. As the mother’s worried and expectant looks followed her, Pal scooped up the unresponsive baby, thoroughly dried him, immed
As the Ebola crisis overwhelmed their native Liberia, Jhpiego nurses Comfort Gebeh, Nyapu Taylor and Varwo Sirtor-Gbassie traveled from health facility to hospital, community hall to military base to provide health care workers and families caring for the ill with infection prevention
Nairobi, Kenya—As a single mom, Fascoline Wanjiku can’t afford to get sick. And when her hypertension flares up, she isn’t the only one who suffers.
“When I am unwell, I can’t even go out to look for work, so my children are always sent home for lack of school fees. At times like t
Baltimore, Md. (May 13, 2015)—Jhpiego, an international health non-profit and affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, and Alcoa Foundation today announced a new partnership to provide infectious disease preparedness training for health care workers in the Boké Region in western Guinea.
Ziway, Ethiopia—Spanning more than 10,000 acres, the Alage Agricultural Technical Vocational Education and Training (ATVET) College sits nestled between the Rift Valley lakes of Abiyata and Shalla some 150 miles south of Addis Ababa. When Haile Berihulay, 28, started teaching at the c
Monrovia, Liberia—Every day on Kerkulah Kollie’s way to work, he passes communities throughout this capital city that have limited access to safe drinking water, open sewers and haphazard piles of trash. As director of the School of Environmental Health Technicians at Tubman National
Jhpiego pioneered the use of information technology (IT) for global health by providing online access to clinical training materials through the development of the Reproductive Health Online (ReproLine®) website. Prior to ReproLine’s creation, availability of these materials in develo
Mumbai, India – The state of Maharashtra has launched a targeted effort to improve the quality of health care services provided to women during childbirth to help reduce the deaths of mothers and newborns.
With technical assistance from Jhpiego, the “Improving Quality of Intrapartu
In 2005, SmartCare was introduced to Zambia as a pilot project in Kafue District. With funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Jhpiego, alongside the Ministry of Health and other partners, has been a leading supporter of expanding this
By Heather Harrison, Joyce Ablordeppey and Chantelle Allen
Ahanta West District, Ghana -- When community health officer Joseph Appiah-Kubi considers the stock-outs of malaria testing kits at his rural health clinic in west Ghana and the difficulty in providing malaria treatment for pregnant women, he sees opportunities, not challenges.