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World Health Worker Week 2015: A Catalyst for Further Advocacy

Last week, diverse organizations came together to honor the heroic and lifesaving work of frontline health workers in their communities and beyond, and advocate for health workforce strengthening to be a central priority in the global health

AIDF Infographic: How Public-Private Partnerships Between Telecommunications and Humanitarian Agencies Can Save Lives

Worldwide, 19.03.2015 - In preparation for their upcoming AIDF Asia: Aid & Response Summit, the Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) has released a Mobile for Development infographic, visualising the growing ubiquity of the mobile phone in the developing world, its uses in disaster relief and resilience and highlighting partnerships between humanitarian agencies and telecommunicati

DFID Review of Digital in Development Programmes

The purpose of this review was to benchmark the UK Department for Internationa Development's activities on digital and to support the development of an overarching vision for digital work in their programmes.  It found that digital technologies can add value to their development interventions and help them to reach greater numbers of poor and marginalised people more quickly and cost-effectivel

Helpdesk Report: The use of mobile phones to improve communication from lower to higher tier health workers

mHealth refers to medical and public health practice supported by mobile devices.  Mobile phones and internet technology are being used in developing countries for health projects with some success. The bulk of the literature is on phones being used for workers to communicate with

Helpdesk Report: Health in Tanzania

This report gives an overview of the health situation in Tanzania and their progress towards the goals set in the health Millennium Development Goals.

World Health Worker Week

Event Date: 
April 2015

April 5–12, 2015 World Health Worker Week

mHero May Be the Tech Response to Ebola that Liberia's Health Workers Need

mHero operates using open data standards based on OpenHIE and is extensible through a number of tools developed in the mHealth ecosystem, including IntraHealth’s iHRIS.

Health Workforce Shortage Weakens AIDS Response

While the U.S. government has helped train more than 140,000 healthcare workers through the U.S.
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