Jhpiego is an international non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For nearly 40 years and in more 150 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Since its founding in 1974, Jhpiego has made enormous strides as an organization and a global leader in saving the lives of women and families worldwide.
Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care. Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.
What They Do
Through the use of innovative approaches, Jhpiego puts research into practice, develops creative solutions to improve health care services, and strengthens the capacity of countries to save the lives of women and families today—while building sustainable health systems for the future.
Jhpiego’s focus on technical areas includes:
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
Creating systems to strengthen the delivery of health care services is at the core of Jhpiego’s work. To do this, its work is focused on:
Human capacity development
Service delivery policy, standards and guidelines
Education, training and curriculum development
Performance and quality improvement
Where They Work
Currently, Jhpiego has more than 60 active programs in over 50 countries, saving lives in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe. As Jhpiego's technical expertise has steadily expanded, our programmatic and organizational approaches have become increasingly field-driven and field-based—more practical, more flexible, more sustainable.See more