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Global Health Diagnostics

Launch of the Community Health Toolkit!

Alix Emden - Dec. 5, 2018
Last week, Medic Mobile and a group of inspiring contributing partners, launched the Community Health Toolkit (CHT)! The CHT is a collection of open source technologies and open access resources. It’s...
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community health Community Health Worker Open Access materials open source
Global Health Diagnostics

Earlier diagnosis of (pediatric) cancers by CHWs

Joris Van Dam - Nov. 20, 2017
Dear All, The other day I ran into an exciting and energizing global health entrepreneur, whose initiatives I thought might be of interest to this forum. Cr Bea Bakshi and her colleagues have b...
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access to diagnostics cancer Community Health Worker diagnosis information & communication technologies mobile Health mobile technology Pediatric surgical care
[ARCHIVED] Strengthening and Scaling the Community Health Workforce

Are CHWs liberators or lackeys?

Daniel Palazuelos - June 14, 2017
In the late 1970's, David Werner (author of the classic CHW training manual Where There Is No Doctor) proposed that CHW program architects should consider whether CHWs were becoming lackeys for the he...
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CHWs Community Health Worker
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Community Health Worker Training (CHW) module for Mozambique

Heidi Sampang - Aug. 15, 2016
Dear colleagues. I am Heidi Sampang, MD, FAAP, MSc Global Health and I'm hoping to get some information on CHW training module that is geared towards Africa (specifically Mozambique). And do you know ...
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CHW training Community Health Worker community health worker module mozambique NGO setting
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Question: Example of mHealth Research Proposal

Yudha Saputra - Sept. 27, 2015
Dear colleagues, I'm planning on developing a mobile health that can engaged community health worker to join improving their current health status and lightening their health problem. I would like ...
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Community Health Worker mhealth Patient Engagement research proposal Technology
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Community Health Systems Catalog

Alexis Strader - March 3, 2014
Greetings Everyone, I wanted to share with you a new resource, the Community Health Systems Catalog, that was just published by Advancing Partners and Communities (APC), a project implemented by JS...
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Community Health Worker family planning maternal health Publications and Announcements Systems Innovations
Health IT

SMS-based emergency medical dispatch

Jason Friesen - July 2, 2013
Hello, My name is jason friesen. I'm a paramedic and the founder of Trek Medics International, a nonprofit dedicated to the development of emergency medical systems in communities without reliable ac...
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Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) Community Health Worker Conferences & Meetings Emergency medical system EMS health systems strengthening mhealth mHealth alliance Mobile Devices Software trauma care
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Publishers of "Where There Is No Doctor" launch mobile app

zena herman - April 18, 2013
From the publishers of "Where There Is No Doctor," the Safe Pregnancy and Birth App is the only comprehensive app on pregnancy and birth developed specifically for low-resource settings. Life-saving i...
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Community Health Worker Education & Curricula empowerment midwife Midwifery mobile mobile applications mobile Health Nursing Specialties Work & Volunteer Abroad
Health IT

“Getting Started in mHealth.” Grant Opportunity. Applications due Dec 31.

Nick Amland - Sept. 27, 2012
Hi everyone, I work for Dimagi (social enterprise in the ICT for Development space), and we're launching a request for applications (RFA) in collaboration with USAID to expand our product mHealth ...
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CHW Community Health Worker india health maternal and child health services mhealth Mobile Devices mobile Health Networking RFA Software USAID
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Partnerships Between Nurses and Community Health Workers

Maggie Sullivan - Oct. 16, 2011
Something I have started grappling with of late has to do with the scope of practice of community health workers (CHWs) in countries outside the US. In my work in Latin America, there seems to be a po...
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Community Health Worker promotoras scope of practice
[ARCHIVED] Adherence & Retention

Community Health Worker Literature Review

Sarah Arnquist - Aug. 15, 2011
Community Health Worker Literature Review Arnquist Sarah Outline for Community Health Workers Literature Review Community Health Worker Programs: ...
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CHW Community Health Worker Community Health Workers Health systems Human Resources literature review MDGs millenium development goals
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

A Role for Community Health Promoters in Tuberculosis Control in kenya

DUNCAN ARUNDA - May 7, 2010
ROLES OF COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTERS IN TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL IN KENYA The community health promoters have been found to be agreat asset in kenya as far as health prevention and promotion is concerne...
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Community Health Worker