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Welcoming Nekesa Were, Medic’s Director of Community

Medic is excited to welcome Nekesa Were as our Director of Community, steering the growing global Community Health Toolkit (CHT) Community of Practice. Nekesa joins at a pivotal moment where the community is becoming increasingly diverse – encompassing new geographic regions, prioritizing new kinds of healthcare services, and identifying new …

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Advancing care through collaborative partnerships

At Medic, we collaborate with public and private implementing technical partners, local governments and communities, and Ministries of Health to work toward nationally adopted electronic Community Health Information Systems (eCHIS). eCHISs can increase efficiency and effectiveness of Community Health Workers (CHWs) providing doorstep care.  The theme for UHC Day 2022 …

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Advancing universal health coverage – Medic partners with FLIT Invest to tackle health inequity

Health equity is a cornerstone of universal health coverage – a world where all people have access to the right health services when and where they need them, without financial hardship. Addressing health inequity requires strengthening health systems. It calls on us to – redesign care delivery models to reach …

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Partners In Health to open source their full CHT-based community health app – YendaNafe

Authored by: Philip Ngari, Program Manager, Medic Responding to community needs in Malawi Malawi is one of the countries with very high levels of poverty and also high HIV prevalence, with about one million people currently living with HIV. The country also has high under-five (39 per 1000 live births) …

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D-tree and Medic: Advancing Universal Health Coverage through our shared commitment to digitally empowering Community Health Workers

The 77th session of the UN General Assembly kicks off this week, providing the opportunity for global leaders to come together and discuss some of the world’s most pressing challenges and solutions. At D-tree and Medic, we are excited to lead and participate in discussions about how we collectively can …

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A CHT Round-Up Recap

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.