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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 healthcare seeking-behaviors, as well as improving clinical outcomes given their proximity to the communities they serve. Digital tools have been noted to provide the opportunity
Post author: Samuel Mbuthia, Head of Community Interoperable systems work together, even if they were not designed specifically to do so, because standard communication protocol techniques – such as Fast Health Interoperability Resources (FHIR) – are applied. All patient information can be seen, exchanged, and used across different platforms. To
Case study: Using AfyaSTAT, a Community Health Toolkit (CHT)-powered app to enable HIV testing within facility and community settings in Kenya
Overview of partnership In March 2020, when COVID-19 had not fully established itself in Kenya, an opportunity emerged for Medic and Palladium Kenya to not only co-develop an integrated COVID-19 surveillance system with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other stakeholders, but also to exchange knowledge between the two organizations
Post author: Mourice Barasa, Research Officer for Monitoring & Data Systems Precision public health is an emerging practice to have more granularity in prediction and understanding of public health risks while customizing treatments for more specific and homogeneous subpopulations, often using new data, technologies, and methods. It is about delivering
Post author: Jennifer Quesada, Software Developer Countries around the world continue to grapple with the most effective way to access and analyze robust, centralized data around the spread of COVID-19. Meanwhile, we collectively face the critical need to respond quickly to local outbreaks, limiting the toll of the virus at