One Million Community Health Workers

One Million Community Health Workers

Tag Archive: Technology & Innovation

Africa: An Open Skies Lab for Sustainable Development?

Critics of sustainable development projects initiated by Westerners in Africa often raise a question: what happens when those Westerners pull out? The answer lies in an important concept: community ownership. When someone is lifted out of the poverty trap, given the opportunity to access health care and education, encouraged to develop an income-generating business, why… [ More ]

The MVP introduces enhanced mobile technology to reduce child and maternal mortality

  Children and mothers across the Millennium Villages (MV) will benefit from a new health application based on mobile phone technology that will be used at the household level in all sites. The technology was presented to community health teams at a continent-wide workshop held in Nairobi in February 2010. The ChildCount+ application utilizes mobile… [ More ]