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CHW Central Webinar - Integrating and scaling mobile community health data systems: Experience from India, Ethiopia and Madagascar

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Mobile technologies show great promise in improving community health data, but how do we ensure they are integrated with national HMIS systems and how do we scale them to meet the need?

Mobile Technology Allows Community Health Workers to Quickly Identify & Refer in Côte d’Ivoire

ICHC Blog Series

This post is part of the Institutionalizing Community Health Conference blog series.

By: Oumar Toure, Jhpiego Technical Advisor, HIV and Reproductive Health; Angeline Dia Lou Balona Anoble, Jhpiego HIV Technical Assistant; Nathan Rehr, Jhpiego Senior Program Coordinator

Loukou Kouame with community health workers at his home in Djangokro, Côte d’Ivoire. (Courtesy of Angeline Dia Lou Balona Anoble, Jhpiego)

mHealth for Maternal Health Meeting: Bridging the Gaps

Boston, MA

The Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF), in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the World Health Organization, is convening a technical meeting on mHealth for maternal health: how it can be applied, who can use it, and to what effect it is needed. The meeting brings together a diverse group that includes representatives from high-, middle- and low-income countries who are  researchers, program implementers, and evaluators from both the maternal health and mHealth communities.

Leveraging mHealth to Strengthen Health Systems and Improve Care

Over the last fifteen years, mobile and electronic technologies have dramatically changed the health sector landscape. When used appropriately, mHealth technologies can help strengthen essential system functions as part of broader system strengthening efforts to improve quality of care and health outcomes. As health systems extend coverage of essential services in the era of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), it is imperative to optimize the design and use of mHealth technologies that can best augment health system and service delivery improvement efforts.

Bridging the Gaps: Leveraging m/eHealth to Achieve Strong Health Systems and High Quality Care in Low-Resource Settings

Washington, DC

This technical working group meeting was convened by the USAID ASSIST Project with key mHealth and eHealth stakeholders and experts for the purpose of reviewing a working framework for selecting technological solutions that can help bridge quality and systems gaps to improve health care in resource-limited settings.  The meeting also sought to build consensus on established, emerging, and needed mHealth and eHealth solutions that best address critical quality and systems gaps in low-resource settings and identify areas of collaboration for implementation and research.