Practical Insights on Health Services

3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19

3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19

Published on: Aug 26 2020 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
In early 2020, when COVID-19 emerged as a global pandemic and urgent public health crisis, countries all over the world scrambled to develop a rapid and effective...
How Integrated Virtual Services Can Address Frontline Health Worker Shortages

How Integrated Virtual Services Can Address Frontline Health Worker Shortages

Published on: Aug 13 2020 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The World Health Organization estimates that we need 18 million more frontline health workers (FLHWs) by 2030 to achieve the SDG targets and other global health...
How to Use Mobile Phone Data to Guide New Health Facility Locations

How to Use Mobile Phone Data to Guide New Health Facility Locations

Published on: Jun 11 2020 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Targeted placement of government health clinics is required to provide widespread access to primary health care services, and achieve the Sustainable Development...
Apply Now: £200,000 DFID Grant Funding for Resilient Health Systems

Apply Now: £200,000 DFID Grant Funding for Resilient Health Systems

Published on: Jun 08 2020 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
We know from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa that reductions in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) services persisted well...
10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

Published on: Mar 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Global coronavirus infections now exceed 100,000 confirmed cases in 97 countries, with over 3,400 deaths from COVID-19, leading to international travel bans and...
Apply Now: Help USAID Understand the Role of DFS in Healthcare

Apply Now: Help USAID Understand the Role of DFS in Healthcare

Published on: Jul 22 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
About 100 million people are still being pushed into “extreme poverty” (living on $ 1.90 or less a day) because they have to pay for healthcare. Over 800 million...
3 Recommendations to Scale Digital Health Interventions by Institutionalizing Them in Service Delivery Systems

3 Recommendations to Scale Digital Health Interventions by Institutionalizing Them in Service Delivery Systems

Published on: Aug 10 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The digital health community is on a journey to deliver health impact. We have achieved considerable success in the past decade, demonstrating that information...
A Ugandan mHealth Moratorium Is a Good Thing

A Ugandan mHealth Moratorium Is a Good Thing

Published on: Feb 22 2012 by David McCann - 27 Comments
I am David McCann and when I first arrived in Uganda, I used to describe it as “the perfect storm” for aid in general, and M4D in particular. The country...