Category Archives: community health

mHealth in Africa – examples of success.

Just read a great article on mobile phone use in Africa. It’s a topic that’s become quite popular but reading about specific examples of success and one that even reports the number of hours and money saved. This article gives … Continue reading

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Can community-based training convince medical graduates in Africa to stay?

How effective is community-based education in retaining graduates in rural service?  The literature on retention focuses mainly on approaches that are in the hands of the government – increased financial incentives, housing, good work environment, opportunities for professional growth and … Continue reading

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Ehealth solutions to address challenges of using Community Health Workers

After a short break with the family, I am back trying to catch up on global health news. Of interest, the Lancet Global Health Network has a new International Health Journal with the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. … Continue reading

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