Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN)

PAIMAN Partners

PAIMAN is a consortium that is led by JSI Research & Training Institute which includes:

JSI logoJSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., is a nonprofit, public health research and consulting organization that is committed to improving primary health care services to poor and underserved populations. JSI works to promote health and wellness, prevent disease, expand access to care and treatment, and improve health service delivery. Incorporated in 1978, JSI currently operates from seven U.S. and 44 international offices, with more than 375 U.S.-based staff, and 700 host country national field-based staff.

Role in PAIMAN
JSI is the legal and solely responsible entity accountable to USAID for the successful fulfillment of the PAIMAN's intermediate results (IRs) and overall objectives. As lead partner of the PAIMAN, JSI provides leadership in all matters of public health and oversees all technical interventions for the project. JSI is specifically responsible for the administration of the NGO grants management program.

JSI is responsible for administrating the Cooperative Agreement and for accounting and financial reporting to USAID. JSI's accounting and financial instruments are used to facilitate complete collaboration between all PAIMAN partners, ensuring that PAIMAN is completely responsive to USAID's requirements.

Aga Khan University logoAga Khan University (AKU)

Founded by the Aga Khan and chartered in 1983 as Pakistan's first private university, AKU's objective is to promote human welfare in general, and the welfare of the people of Pakistan in particular, by disseminating knowledge and providing instruction, training, research and service in the health sciences, education and such other branches of learning as the University may determine. It occupies a pivotal place within Aga Khan Development Network.

Role in PAIMAN
AKU assists with the review and design of curriculum and impact assessment of PAIMAN trainings.

Contec logoContech International Health Consultants

Contech International Health Consultants is a health care research and management organization established in the private sector with a group of committed professionals. Contech strives to improve the health status of people especially women and children by providing technical assistance in key areas of health care to national and international clients.

Role in PAIMAN
Contech International Health Consultants oversees the district health system strengthening activities.

JHU/CCP logoJohn Hopkins University Center for Communications Programs (JHU/CCP)

The Center for Communication Programs (CCP) uses communication to save lives, improve health, and enhance well-being. The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health—the oldest and highest ranked school of public health in the United States—established CCP in 1988 to focus attention on the central role communication plays in health behavior change. With a staff of approximately 450, CCP is active in more than 30 countries worldwide as well as in Baltimore.

Role in PAIMAN
John Hopkins University Center for Communications Programs (JHU/CCP) is responsible for the design and development of PAIMAN's behavior change and communications strategies.

Population Council logoPopulation Council

Population Council, a nonprofit, nongovernmental research organization established in 1952, seeks to improve the wellbeing and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources.

Role in PAIMAN
The Population Council oversees the management of monitoring and evaluation component, including operations research and knowledge management of PAIMAN.

Save the Children logoSave the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world. It is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, comprising 27 national Save the Children organizations working in more than 100 countries to ensure the well-being of children.

Role in PAIMAN
Save the Children is responsible for the overall coordination and implementation of field training activities for the public sector in the ten PAIMAN districts. Save the Children also oversees the community mobilization activities in the Punjab and NWFP districts.