The incredible potential to improve global health delivery through appropriate use of health information technology (HIT) drives discussion in this community. Members connect to learn about feasibility, planning, and implementation of a broad spectrum of HIT projects, including electronic medical record systems and mobile devices.

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Joaquin Blaya, PhD
Brigham And Women's Hospital - BWH
Harvard Medical School
Partners In Health - PIH
ThoughtWorks, Inc.
A/Prof. Terry HANNAN
American Medical Informatics Association - AMIA
Australasian College of Health Informatics - ACHI
Naomi Muinga
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme

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Project Spotlight: Chipatala Cha Pa Foni (CCPF), Health Center by Phone 24th – 28th April 2017

patience tchongwe replied

Other partners include Airtel Malawi who help in providing airtime (toll free) to become a free service. Concern worldwild, WHH helps in community sensitization GIZ helps to support development of nutrition module in our computer and supporting staff. Baobab health and J&J technological support Department of nutrition,Reproductive health provide technical ... read more

Updated: 25 Apr, 2017
Recommendations: 5
Replies: 8

Electronic Health record

Robert Dent replied

Hi there, We are also just getting started with Bahmni and wondered if anyone knew of Bahmni being used anywhere in the Middle East. If so, please let me know... Rob read more

Updated: 25 Apr, 2017
Recommendation: 1
Replies: 29

Mobile Health Africa Conference 2017

Alice Liu replied

Has anyone been to this conference before, or know someone who is going? Was it held last year? Thanks, -alice read more

Updated: 20 Apr, 2017
Reply: 1

Free online course on Health in Humanitarian Crises

by Karl Blanchet

Humanitarian crises due to armed conflict, natural disasters, disease outbreaks and other hazards are a major and growing contributor to ill-health and vulnerability worldwide, and their continuing effects on health and health systems can undermine decades of social development. Humanitarian crises present a number of distinct challenges for public health ... read more

Updated: 20 Apr, 2017
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Chinonyelu Orji

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Tyler Smith

Co-Founder and Technical Director of Cooper/Smith - a lean technical assistance firm focused on use of hard data to improve health and development programs worldwide.

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Malawi; United States

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patience tchongwe

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