Monthly Archives: December 2013

Week #2: Field visit to Makueni

Simon and Isabella engaged the CHWs, CHEWs and CHC in Makueni in a similar data collection activity as their counterparts in Kibera. Simon shadowed four CHWs while doing their regular household visits to better understand their practice; what they do, where and how they do it, what they use, and who they involve in their…
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Has a CHW been this way?

One of the challenges of supervision is to understand if CHWs work in the community is effective and has an impact on the lives of people. An innovative way in which Community Health Committee members track the work of CHWs in Makueni county is with a dishrack. CHWs work with households to build the dishrack,…
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mHealthEd Conference: Dublin, 12-13 September 2013

LKL’s Dr. Niall Winters is an invited speakers at mHealthEd Conference 2013, which will be held in Dublin next week. mHealthEd.org seeks to break down the silos between disciplines, providing a platform for any organisation or individual interested in mHealth Education to share experiences and learn from others, and acting as a catalyst bringing new…
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“Imagine…”

Check out this powerful animation on the shortage of health workers, produced by the Global Health Workforce Alliance in partnership with bliinktv, UK.   To see other interesting animations on health education go to the animation library by iheed.
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Week #1: Field visit to Kibera

This week Simon and Isabella conducted fieldwork in Kibera, in order to better understand the work and learning practices of Community Health Workers (CHWs), and supervisory practices of Community Health Extention Workers (CHEWs). Simon and Isabella shadowed and interviewed CHWs, CHEWs, and Community Health Committee (CHC) members. As part of the data collection process, they…
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