Category Archives: mCHW

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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Week #4: Mobile Counseling Cards (MCC)

The second PAR group workshop focused on the second key intervention area, HIV Counselling, as identified by the Community Health Workers (CHWs), Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) and the Community Health click medicinedrop.com Committee (CHC) from both project sites (Makueni and Kibera) during the first PAR Group workshop. During this workshop, the MCC application was co-designed…
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UNESCO Report on the Future of Mobile Learning

LKL’s Dr Niall Winters has contributed a report to UNESCO’s Working Paper series on Mobile Learning entitled ‘The Future of Mobile Learning‘. Dr Winters will also took part in a webinar about the report as part of UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week 2013 held at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris. Dr Winters said: “Despite over 15 years…
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A long wait paid off….

August 30-31, 2013 It seemed like a long wait for the CHWs but when it took off, it was surely worth the wait. The exchange visits for the CHWs were a great success! There was overwhelming support in planning and execution of this activity. AMREF/LKL, focal persons, CHEWs, CHWs, CHCs and communities made significant contributions…
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Learning to save lives in Uganda

26th November 2012, Learning to save lives in Uganda. The Guardian In Uganda, only 38% of midwives are fully qualified, leaving the majority ill-equipped to deal with complicated births. But a pioneering project is using online study to fill the training gap.
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An AMREF Health Worker’s Story

See the work done by Almaz Nagade, a health extension worker in Doiso, Ethiopia. She was trained by AMREF, and is now able to provide health education and basic, but vital pre- and post-natal care to her village of 6,700 people.
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Learning the Unlearnable: Teaching the Unteachable

Dean’s Lecture Series 2012, Hosted by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education This lecture draws on nearly three decades of research that has focused on technology and knowledge, and generates some http://www.medicineid.com/ conclusions for learning and teaching in the 21st century.
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