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Deploying a Predictive Algorithms Initiative using the Community Health Toolkit

Post authored by Bernard Kagondu, Project Tech Lead For over a decade, Medic Mobile has used data to support decision making and to inform our Human-Centered Design (HCD) approach while supporting our partners. Medic Mobile is at the forefront of innovation, and data science is part of our vision to sustainable, low-cost community healthcare technology.  In …

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New Study: Precision Supervision and Personalized Feedback Dashboards Improve CHW Performance in Mali

Post authored by Beatrice Wasunna, Senior Researcher. The figure above shows Muso’s 360° Supervision system to actively and regularly mentor Community Health Workers for improved performance.  Our research and model-building partner Muso has achieved some of the lowest child mortality rates in sub-Saharan Africa, and we’re excited to share the results of a study that Muso and the …

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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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