Monthly Archives: February 2015

Mobile learning in global health training: What about social justice?

  Niall Winters discusses the emerging findings form the mCHW project at a Public Seminar at the Department of Education, University of Oxford on 16 February 2015. He elaborates on the framing of global health training with technology from a social justice perspective (Winters & Geniets, in submission). Critiquing ICT for development, he shows how the design,…
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mCHW – Spreading the Word

It has been another busy few months for the mCHW project team. The successful scale up in November and December of the project to 100 community health volunteers and their supervisors in Kibera and Makueni with ongoing refresher trainings, was followed by an inspiring Capacity Building trip by Amref Health Africa collaborators Dr Alice Lakati…
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The FIRST LOVE MOTHERS Group

By Benson Maina Njoroge, Public Health Officer and Supervisor in Kibera, Nairobi I was privileged to attend yet another one of the First Love Mothers group meetings held on Sunday 8th Feb 2015. This followed an invitation from the Chairlady of the group Ms Judy. I arrived early in Kibera where the meeting was to…
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Policy Voices, Part 2: Partnerships and Technology for Better Health

By Benson Maina Njoroge, Public Health Officer and Supervisor in Kibera, Nairobi I have always believed that an open mind can add more meaning and can catch on details that may otherwise slip through our fingers. Since the introduction of the project, Amref Health Africa, the Ministry of Health through the Community Strategy and the…
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