Since beginning work in South Africa in 1995, Jhpiego has implemented programs funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United Nations Population Fund and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Jhpiego’s t... read moreechnical focus in South Africa has been on HIV/AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, cervical cancer prevention, and newborn and pediatric care in support of National Department of Health (NDOH) and Provincial Departments of Health initiatives.
Jhpiego has a preferred partnership with JPS Africa (formerly known as Jhpiego South Africa), a registered Section 21 nonprofit company in South Africa. Based in Pretoria, JPS Africa currently implements a program in collaboration with Jhpiego to prevent HIV among the populations of underserved districts in South Africa by scaling up safe, comprehensive voluntary medical male circumcision services.
Under the USAID-funded Maternal and Child Survival Program, Jhpiego is also developing a partnership with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust to support training and mentorship for specialized pediatric nursing in the new hospital currently under construction.