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Global health
Jhpiego's Leslie Mancuso receives Academy of Public Health honor
Published Oct 20, 2023
She is among eight recognized by the Nigeria-based organization for 'exceptional leadership, scholarship, and service in the field of public health'
Tomorrow's changemakers
Published March 8, 2022
A new program developed by two Jhpiego board members fosters the next generation of activists
Maternal health
Survey identifies troubling effect of pandemic on where women give birth in Ethiopia
Published Dec 17, 2020
In urban areas, delivery rates in lower-level health facilities increased and hospital deliveries decreased after social distancing restrictions were put in place
World health
Study identifies dire economic impact of COVID-19 in Africa
Published Oct 15, 2020
Survey finds decreases in food security and household income, while women report feeling nervous about grocery shopping in public markets, seeking health care
Jhpiego, Baltimore City announce tracing partnership
Published June 10, 2020
Baltimore Health Corps project will hire, train people to perform contact tracing to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus
Maternal health
Jhpiego wins $100M USAID award
Published Jan 27, 2020
Global health nonprofit assembles team of 12 partners to lead the five-year MOMENTUM 2A award
Women's Health
Self-screening for cervical cancer
Published Winter 2019
A new cervical cancer screening program, created in coordination with Jhpiego, allows women in Botswana to take control of their health. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Global health
Study compares HIV risk among three common methods of contraception
Published June 13, 2019
ECHO trial in eastern and southern Africa shows high incidence of HIV infection among study participants despite extensive HIV prevention counseling
Maternal health
Simple steps to safer births for moms, babies
Published Dec 20, 2018
Training midwives, nurses in the facilities where they deliver babies—instead of off-site locations—improves health outcomes in parts of Africa, Jhpiego study shows
Baltimore Marathon
Jhpiego runners get virtual lift
Published Oct 18, 2018
Jordan Tropf, a recent Hopkins med school grad who won the Baltimore marathon in 2017, offers pro tips and helps fundraising campaign in the process