CHT

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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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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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.

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 …

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Strengthening health systems together: Announcing an official partnership between OpenHIE and Medic

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 …

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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 …

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