Practical Insights on Healthcare

Please RSVP Now: Will P2P Financing Succeed Where Microfinance Has Failed?

Please RSVP Now: Will P2P Financing Succeed Where Microfinance Has Failed?

Published on: Jun 02 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: Will P2P Financing Succeed Where Microfinance Has Failed?
 Lusaka Salon – June 11th – RSVP Now Micro-sized loans, often with macro-sized interest rates, were the craze back in the go-go ’90s, and fueled...
7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

7 Key Insights in Using ICT to Improve Ebola Response

Published on: Oct 31 2014 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Yesterday, we had the 85th Technology Salon in Washington, DC, this one focused on How Can ICTs Improve Our Ebola Response? Be sure to sign up to get invited to...
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...
4 Key Challenges and Solutions to ICT Deployments for Rural Healthcare

4 Key Challenges and Solutions to ICT Deployments for Rural Healthcare

Published on: Jul 12 2010 by Eric Blantz - Comments Off on 4 Key Challenges and Solutions to ICT Deployments for Rural Healthcare
In February 2008, The Health Metrics Network (HMN) convened experts in Geneva after many months of focused organizational, advocacy and educational efforts in several...
Why mHealth Initiatives Should Not be Sustainable

Why mHealth Initiatives Should Not be Sustainable

Published on: Oct 28 2009 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Whenever we talk about mHealth, there is always much hand-wringing around sustainability. And by that we usually mean we want to find the mHealth model that can...