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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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COVID-19 Update: CHT-Powered App Supporting COVID-19 Surveillance in Kenya

Post authored by Antony Khaemba, Project Manager COVID-19 surveillance and early detection are critical to preventing the spread of the disease, and to protect those who are most vulnerable. Over the past several weeks, our team has worked in close collaboration with Kenya’s Ministry of Health (MoH), the Palladium Group, mHealth Kenya, Environmental Systems …

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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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