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Welcoming Dr. Krishna Jafa, Medic's Incoming Chief Executive Officer
We’re thrilled to announce Medic’s new CEO, Dr. Krishna Jafa. A physician, epidemiologist, and public health executive, learn how Krishna’s leadership will propel Medic and the Community Health Toolkit into a new chapter of impact and scale.
what we do
Medic designs, delivers, and supports world-class, open-source software for health workers providing care in the world’s hardest-to-reach communities. We believe providing communities with sophisticated, human-centered technology is an effective tool on the path to achieving a more just world, where universal health coverage is a reality and health is a secured human right.
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how we do it
In December 2021, Medic hosted the first CHT Community Round-up – the start of a series of monthly calls to engage the community, share product news, and open the floor for valuable, direct feedback to our team. We have since tweaked and evolved these Round-ups to incorporate more community member voices to ensure each call remains relevant and engaging for attendees.
For more than ten years, Medic has evolved and matured as we build and apply technology that helps health workers deliver equitable care. We believe technology and data can help expedite progress towards, and even achieve Universal Health Coverage,
Introducing Dr. Krishna Jafa as Medic’s CEO – a physician, epidemiologist, and public health executive with 25 years of deep expertise in health system design and strengthening, digital health innovation, and complex global partnerships in public health.
On the road to precision community health: How the Community Health Toolkit can support data quality at the platform level ￼
Author: Chrisgone Adede, Senior Researcher, Data Science Community health workers (CHWs) are increasingly recognized for their contributions in increasing access to health care services and
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