Yearly Archives: 2015

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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Policy Voices, Part 1: Reporting from Kilome sub-County, East Kenya

By Rhoda M. Makato, Community Strategy Focal Person, Kilome sub-County The mCHW project is a mobile intervention that has overcome geographical constraints and provide innovative practice-based tools for training Community Health Volunteers (CHVs). The program has facilitated increased communication and support between CHVs and their supervisors, Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs). In Makueni the Referral…
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Niall Winters on Educational Technology in the Global South

Niall discusses the main findings of his contribution to the HEART Topic Guide on educational technology in developing countries, which was launched on 13 November 2014. The guide offers recommendations to support UK Department for International Development (DFID) advisers on how to strengthen the design, implementation and evaluation of edtech programmes. For more information, see: http://www.heart-resources.org/mmedia/niall-winters-education-technology/…
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Welcoming Hannah to the mCHW project

We’re very glad to welcome Hannah Wanjiru to the project, who has joined us as a researcher on the mCHW project based at Amref Health Africa. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Communication from the University of Nairobi. Prior to joining the project, Hannah worked with the AMREF Kenya as a…
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