Practical Insights on Healthcare for ICT4D Projects

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

3 Ways Africa Can Avoid America’s Electronic Health Record Woes

Published on: May 12 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Electronic health records (EHRs) are digital medical charts. They contain information such as a patient’s demographics, medical history, and progress notes. The...
Who Owns the Data in Global Public Health Programming?

Who Owns the Data in Global Public Health Programming?

Published on: Apr 20 2022 by Guest Writer - 7 Comments
A couple of years ago I attended the Global Digital Health Forum, where a speaker by the name of Jeff Street said something that has stuck with me ever since: “Whoever...
Mothers Using Smartphones Have Healthier Babies in Indonesia

Mothers Using Smartphones Have Healthier Babies in Indonesia

Published on: Apr 06 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Mothers Using Smartphones Have Healthier Babies in Indonesia
Climate change threatens the next generation as young activists around the world tell world leaders insistently. The unborn are not exempt. Secular temperature...
How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide

How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide

Published on: Mar 23 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Bangladesh Successfully Deployed DHIS2 Information System Nationwide
Ten years ago, Bangladesh’s health information system was paper-based and built in a disorganised manner around the unique needs of different programmes and...
Apply Now: $385,000 for Equitable Digital Health Blockchain Systems

Apply Now: $385,000 for Equitable Digital Health Blockchain Systems

Published on: Mar 21 2022 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Half of the world’s population lacks access to essential health services such as family planning and immunizations, just one example of the unfair yet avoidable...
Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Published on: Mar 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Climate change has and will continue to have a profound impact on escalating infectious diseases. Warming temperatures are making new environments more suitable...
Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments

Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments

Published on: Mar 03 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Global Public Goods Guidebook for Sustainable Digital Health Deployments
Global goods are digital health software tools that are adaptable to different countries and contexts to help address key health system challenges. A mature digital...
3 Ways to Overcome the Frontline Health Worker Shortage Today

3 Ways to Overcome the Frontline Health Worker Shortage Today

Published on: Dec 09 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
A ten-year countdown has begun to the deadline for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including a pledge for universal health coverage. However,...
New WHO Handbook: How to Build Digital Health Information Infostructure

New WHO Handbook: How to Build Digital Health Information Infostructure

Published on: Dec 08 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The Digital Health Platform Handbook from the International Telecommunication Union and World Health Organization aims to assist countries with the advancement...
Apply Now: $750,000 Digital Health Funding from Gates Foundation

Apply Now: $750,000 Digital Health Funding from Gates Foundation

Published on: Dec 06 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sponsors Grand Challenges – a family of initiatives fostering innovation to solve key global health and development...