Recent Contributions

Limited budget for repair and maintenance of medical equipments

Dec. 3, 2014
Operational budgets of public health facilities provided by government are so small that institutions find it difficult to manage repair and maintenance of equipment. Even vehicles used, once broken are parked and done with, waiting for new one to be donated either by government or other sources. The challenges however ...
equipment maintenance

Lack of centralized maintenance services

Dec. 3, 2014
Challenge submitted by Lorenzo Dorr: Donated equipment such as X-ray equipment and other electrical and electronic devices are often broken down and packed in corners and corridors of hospitals due to either unavailability of spare parts in country to repair or lack of knowledge/training to repair. Some, in rare cases, ...

Lack of or limited electricity

Dec. 3, 2014
Challenge submitted by Lorenzo Dorr: How can we improve patient engagement through technology when many regions experience lack of or limited electricity?

Limited technical capacity

Dec. 3, 2014
Technology related challenges encountered by health care delivery systems as well as health care providers in resource limited settings like ours are enormous. The country is experiencing brain drain. Computer literacy is limited. Computer training institutions are often inaccessible, particularly to rural dwellers. Only a negligible fraction of the rural ...
education and training Human Resources technical capacity

Reply to New moderator

June 24, 2014
Welcome Dr Dylan. With your experience in TB Case management as well as your involvement in TB research, I see so much to benefit from your new role. Look forward to an exciting learning environment.

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