Jhpiego

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Jhpiego
Founded 1973[1]
Focus Healthcare, Malaria, Maternal Health
Location
Area served
Global
Method Donations and Grants
Key people
Leslie D. Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN, President and CEO
Slogan innovating to save lives
Website www.jhpiego.org
Formerly called
Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics

Jhpiego is an "international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University."[2] The group was founded in 1973 and initially called the Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics, but is now referred to simply as Jhpiego (pronounced "ja-pie-go").

Current program areas[edit]

In its early years, Jhpiego was recognized as an expert in reproductive health and family planning.[3] As the organization has grown and become more field-based, its programming areas have grown and expanded. As of 2015, Jhpiego's primary program areas are:[4]

  • Maternal, newborn, and child health
  • Family planning and reproductive health
  • HIV/AIDS prevention and care
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Malaria prevention and treatment
  • Cervical cancer prevention and treatment
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Urban and community health
  • Education and training
  • Innovations

Prominent members[edit]

Work in different continents[edit]

Jhpiego currently works in 36 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Africa[edit]

As of 2015, Jhpiego is actively working in 26 African countries:[5]

Country Primary Technical Area(s)
Angola Malaria
Botswana HIV/AIDS, Human Resources for Health
Burkina Faso Malaria, Family Planning
Cameroon Malaria, Human Resources for Health
Chad Malaria, Human Resources for Health
Côte d'Ivoire HIV/AIDS
Ethiopia HIV/AIDS, Human Resources for Health, Maternal and Newborn Health
Ghana HIV/AIDS, Human Resources for Health
Guinea Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health, Infection Prevention
Kenya Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health, TB, Urban Health
Lesotho HIV/AIDS, Human Resources for Health
Liberia Human Resources for Health
Madagascar Malaria, Maternal and Newborn Health
Malawi HIV/AIDS, Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health, Infection Prevention
Mali Malaria, Family Planning
Mozambique HIV/AIDS, Human Resources for Health, Maternal and Newborn Health, Infection Prevention, TB
Namibia HIV/AIDS
Nigeria HIV/AIDS, Human Resources for Health, Maternal and Newborn Health
Rwanda Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health
South Africa HIV/AIDS, Cervical Cancer Prevention
South Sudan Human Resources for Health
Swaziland HIV/AIDS, Human Resources for Health
Tanzania HIV/AIDS, Infection Prevention, Maternal and Newborn Health
Uganda Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Newborn Health
Zambia HIV/AIDS, Family Planning, TB
Zimbabwe Human Resources for Health, Maternal and Newborn Health

Asia, Near East and Europe[edit]

As of 2015, Jhpiego is actively working in 9 Asian countries:[5]

Country Primary Technical Area(s)
Afghanistan Human Resources for Health, Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health
Bangladesh Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health
India Human Resources for Health, Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health
Indonesia Human Resources for Health, Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health, Cervical Cancer Prevention, Infection Prevention
Myanmar Human Resources for Health, Maternal and Newborn Health
Nepal HIV/AIDS, Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health, Infection Prevention
Pakistan Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health
Philippines Human Resources for Health, Family Planning
Yemen Human Resources for Health, Family Planning, Maternal and Newborn Health

Latin America and the Caribbean[edit]

As of 2015, Jhpiego is actively working in one Latin American/Caribbean country:[5]

Country Primary Technical Area(s)
Haiti HIV/AIDS, Family Planning

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jhpiego - Who We Are
  2. ^ USAID/Afghanistan - Implementing Partner
  3. ^ "Jhpiego: A History". jhpiego.org. Archived from the original on 29 April 2015. Retrieved 28 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "What We Do". jhpiego.org. Retrieved 28 May 2015. 
  5. ^ a b c "Where We Work". jhpiego.org. Archived from the original on 29 April 2015. Retrieved 28 May 2015. 

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