Signpost: John Snow Inc. (JSI)

FHI (Family Health International) is a global health and development organization which, since 1971 has worked with 1,400 partners in 125 countries, forging strong relationships with governments, diverse organizations, the private sector and communities.

JSI has helped create global recognition of the need to ensure adequate supplies of quality health and contraceptive products for public health programs. To improve the health status of individuals and communities, these products must be moved through the supply chain to reach clients when and where they are needed. Working with national partners, JSI's efforts focus on forecasting commodity demand, drug policy formulation, logistics information technology, pipeline planning and procurement, warehousing and distribution management, and organizational development. JSI has supported logistics efforts in more than 40 countries and has provided or facilitated logistics training for nearly 100,000 health services staff throughout the world.