Practical Insights on Health Services

What is the DALY Cost-Effectiveness of mHealth CVD Programs?

What is the DALY Cost-Effectiveness of mHealth CVD Programs?

Published on: Oct 20 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death in Indonesia, and there are large disparities in access to recommended preventative treatments across...
Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Published on: Oct 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Healthcare systems face multiple challenges across the African continent. Staffing, equipment, infrastructure, data, and services need new innovations in design,...
UNDP Wants Your Input on How to Use Telehealth Solutions Successfully

UNDP Wants Your Input on How to Use Telehealth Solutions Successfully

Published on: Sep 02 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed health systems under significant strain over the past 18 months, highlighting the importance of innovative models of healthcare...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jul 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the digital divide within, between countries and regions, making access to digital platforms and services a key priority to reach...
Is “Digital Self-Care” the Best Term for Direct-to-Client Digital Health Services?

Is “Digital Self-Care” the Best Term for Direct-to-Client Digital Health Services?

Published on: May 13 2021 by Guest Writer - 14 Comments
  Engaging and mobilizing communities to be agents of their own health outcomes is one of the foundational tenets of primary health care, and a major opportunity...
What to Do About Racist Hardware in Digital Development?

What to Do About Racist Hardware in Digital Development?

Published on: Feb 04 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In an astonishing letter to the editor published in the December 17, 2020, edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a group of five doctors from the...
USAID Vision for Systems-Level Action in Digital Health Solutions

USAID Vision for Systems-Level Action in Digital Health Solutions

Published on: Jan 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
USAID envisions a world in which advances in digital technologies are leveraged to help people access the information and services they need to live healthy and...
How Telehealth is Preserving HIV Service Delivery During COVID-19

How Telehealth is Preserving HIV Service Delivery During COVID-19

Published on: Jan 15 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Adapting to the “new normal” of COVID-19 digital response has dramatically impacted our daily lives and routines. For HIV programs, this has required shifting...
New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework

Published on: Dec 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New USAID Global Health Innovation Index Ranking Framework
Global health is a priority for USAID as the Agency works to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies. Our global health programs are focused...
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 - Comments Off on 3 Lessons Learned Implementing Digital Health Systems During COVID-19
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...