Practical Insights on Community Health Workers

Pop Quiz: What Does it Really Cost to Run mHealth Projects?

Pop Quiz: What Does it Really Cost to Run mHealth Projects?

Published on: Nov 05 2018 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
One of the stated reasons for implementing mHealth projects is that they are more cost effective than the status quo of using paper or nothing at all to support...
The Pros and Cons of Employment Automation and Digitization – Your Weekend Long Reads

The Pros and Cons of Employment Automation and Digitization – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: May 19 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
Digitization will have profound effects on the world of work. According to McKinsey, while technology will lift productivity and economic growth, up to 375 million...
Creating Killer Content for ICT4D Project Success – Your Weekend Long Reads

Creating Killer Content for ICT4D Project Success – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 03 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
Creating killer content is critical to ICT4D success. One of the major barriers to digital uptake is a lack of incentives to go online because of a lack of relevant...
Six Digital Inclusion Insights – Your Weekend Long Reads

Six Digital Inclusion Insights – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Dec 08 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Six Digital Inclusion Insights – Your Weekend Long Reads
UNESCO, in partnership with Pearson, has released ten case studies of digital solutions that are inclusive for people with low skills and low literacy, helping...
How to Help Community-Based mHealth Programs Collect High-Quality Data

How to Help Community-Based mHealth Programs Collect High-Quality Data

Published on: Feb 20 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Help Community-Based mHealth Programs Collect High-Quality Data
As health programs are relying more on decentralized models of care, mHealth has made it easier to collect, manage and store community-level health data. This data...
Getting Better, Faster Feedback with Mixed Methods in mHealth

Getting Better, Faster Feedback with Mixed Methods in mHealth

Published on: Dec 14 2016 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Getting Better, Faster Feedback with Mixed Methods in mHealth
There are several projects that use mobile multimedia for health education in hard-to-reach rural settings, where video, being non-textual, enables the educational...
Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Published on: Nov 10 2016 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
I do hate sectoritis – the innate desire of development actors to isolate into health, education, agriculture, civil society, and all the other sector silos...
Could OER Improve Community Health Worker Training?

Could OER Improve Community Health Worker Training?

Published on: Jun 24 2015 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Could OER Improve Community Health Worker Training?
Billions of dollars are being invested in finding solutions to Africa’s most pressing health needs. In particular there is a focus on the role of frontline health...
Are Drones and Bitcoin New Technologies for Community Health Workers?

Are Drones and Bitcoin New Technologies for Community Health Workers?

Published on: May 19 2014 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Could future Community Health Workers use drones to bring needed supplies to the point of care? What about Bitcoin vouchers to incentivize behavior or subsidize...
Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?

Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?

Published on: Feb 07 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please RSVP: Should We Create Standardized Training Content for Community Health Workers?
RSVP Now: Thursday, February 13 – Johannesburg, South Africa Millions of people in rural communities depend upon Community Health Workers for health care....