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Improving maternal and newborn health in Nepal in partnership with Ministry of Health: Voices from the field

Post authored by Dushala Adhikari, one of Medic’s Project Managers based in our Kathmandu office.  Every day in Nepal, six women die from preventable pregnancy-related health conditions due to inaccessibility of timely care before, during, or after delivery. Many of these deaths are caused by three infamous delays – delays in identifying …

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Empathetic Configuration

Post authored by Samuel Mbuthia, Tech Lead. Above, Medic teammates visited Siaya County, Kenya earlier this year (from left – Michael Korir, Jane Katanu, Sara Hollis, Mercy Amulele and Samuel Mbuthia).  In the health sector, human-centered design involves a combination of empathy and community participation to optimize service delivery. At Medic, human-centered …

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Data Science at Medic

Post authored by Matt Cane, Medic’s Data Scientist. It’s an exciting time at Medic, as we’re in the early stages of our journey into data science. We feel data science has tremendous potential to help us better understand the challenges facing health workers, and to allow us to design tools to …

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Mark your calendars for Medic Mobile’s First Annual Day of Giving on April 5, 2018

Ahead of this years’ World Health Worker Week, April 1-7, we are excited to announce that we will be holding Medic Mobile’s first giving day this year – Help Us Help Health Workers: 24 Hours of Support for Medic Mobile. We are taking this opportunity to highlight the health workers that …

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Nutrition month at Medic

Post authored by Alix Emden, Medic Mobile’s Administrative Associate, and Mercy Simiyu, Partnerships and Communications Manager for Africa.  March is National Nutrition Month! Access to health and nutrition services remains a huge challenge globally; malnutrition, like many other diseases, is most pronounced in low and middle-income countries. Since 2015, Medic Mobile has worked to expand our …

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