Editorial consulting for the international community
Mont Blanc at winter dawn
Welcome to Jura Editorial Services SARL
Jura Editorial Services SARL offers English-language editorial and publications services to the international health and development community. Also, Jura Editorial Services publishes the Jura Photobooks series, featuring photos of intriguing and out-of-the-way travel destinations.
Our clients include several departments of the World Health Organization, ICF Macro, Jhpiego, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, FHI360, PATH, and the International Labour Office.
If you have not yet used our services, please consider how Jura Editorial Services can help you meet your editorial and publishing needs. To learn more, please visit our editorial services page and our blog about engaged editing.
Spring is welcome in the Creux de l'Envers, near Gex, France. Snow still frosts the tops of the Jura mountains, but the streams splash with snow melt, and the first flowers bloom. We invite you to visit our new page of photos.
16 April 2013 New Web site launches: Every10miles.com
The new site, www.every10miles.com, features the Every 10 Miles series of photos taken on a drive across the US. Also, new photos of guitarists Howard Alden and Sébastien Félix with violinist John Intrator and bassist Michel Tournier performing in Geneva in March. There's more to come, including a planned spring photo tour, "Every 10 kilometers around Lac Leman."
For selected past news items, please visit our Old news page.
Jura mountains from Creux de l'Envers
...to Natalie Culbertson, Jim Shelton, and their team on publication of the November issue (Vol. 1, No. 3) of Global Health: Science and Practice. As the online journal's Web site says, "Very little of the published literature represents lessons learned from global health programs implemented in the field." Global Health: Science and Practice helps full that gap. The new issue covers such topics as community-based provision of injectable contraceptives, obesity among women in rural Tanzania, the importance of routine immunization programs, and where parents take sick children. The new journal is a project of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health / Center for Communication Programs.
...to David Cheong, Marion Jansen, and Ralf Peters on publication by the International Labour Office of Shared Harvests: Agriculture, Trade, and Employment. This edited collection analyzes how agricultural trade affects labour markets in developing countries and in particular what it implies for the creation and destruction of jobs in the agricultural sector. It presents assessments of the employment impacts of agricultural trade at the global and regional levels and in six selected countries.
...to Bradley Mathers of the University of New South Wales and Annette Verster and Michelle Rodolph of the WHO Department of HIV/AIDS on publication of the 2012 revision of the Technical guide for countries to set targets for universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care for injecting drug users. First published in 2009, this guide was the first United Nations publication to define a comprehensive package interventions for harm reduction. Revisions to the new edition reflect findings of a 5-country study of the first edition, a comprehensive search for data and data collection resources, and expert option from around the world.
...to Bill Finger and Victoria Graham and the teams at FHI360 and USAID on publication of Facts for family planning. As the introduction states, "Facts for Family Planning provides key information for those who communicate about voluntary family planning and reproductive health in developing country settings. This book is designed to help in developing materials and messages about family planning."