Jacaranda Health: Postpartum Family Planning Development (UC San Francisco)

Team Members: Sirina Keesara, Nick Pearson, Priya Agrawal, Kathy Kiboi

School: UC San Francisco

Jacaranda Health Website

Global Poverty Alleviation Winner, 2011-12

Jacaranda Health works to address safe motherhood in the underserved peri-urban areas of Nairobi, Kenya through a model that combines mobile health vans with high-quality local clinics. Jacaranda has launched their mobile health van system which provides antenatal and postnatal care and is looking forward to opening their first standing clinic in January 2012 which will provide labor and delivery care allowing for the much-needed continuity of care in these underserved areas. Jacaranda’s non-profit healthcare uses evidence-based standards of medicine, quality improvement methodology and is driven by feedback from clients.