community health workers

Tech Unlocks Global Access to Healthcare

Why women hold the key
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Jane Muthoni has lived with type 1 diabetes since she was 6 years old, but she didn’t know how to manage it until her second pregnancy. It’s one reason she made it her life’s work to educate others living with the disease.

As the Patient Engagement Lead for Medtronic LABSi in Kenya, she runs support groups in rural communities. She also trains a critical group of people — community health workers (CHWs), nearly all of whom are women.

Living Goods Empowers Community Health Workers to Deliver Healthcare and Earn a Living

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Annet Kirabo is a Living Goods community health worker in Kampala, Uganda, and a mother of three. See how Cisco is supporting Community Health Workers like Annet, who go door-to-door providing essential -- often lifesaving -- information and care.

Qualcomm, Through Its Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ Initiative, and Operation ASHA Collaborate on a Mobile, Video-based E-counseling Application to Improve Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes

The app features video solutions to help Community Health Workers educate themselves and counsel patients with tuberculosis.
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DELHI, India - February 3, 2020 - /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm, through the Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™ Initiative, and Operation ASHA (OpASHA) announced their collaboration on the development of a mobile-enabled e-Counseling application to help Community Health Workers (CHWs) in India improve tuberculosis (TB) treatment outcomes.

Medtronic Foundation: Elevating The Role Of Community Health Workers

Support for community health works brings access, hope to underserved patients
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Navigating the healthcare system and maintaining healthy lifestyles can be hard for people living in rural or underserved communities. Economic challenges, cultural barriers, and shortages of doctors and nurses add challenges for patients seeking care.

Community health workers help fill this gap. They serve as trusted liaisons, linking community members with health and wellness services.

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Navigating the healthcare system and maintaining healthy lifestyles can be hard for people living in rural or underserved communities. Economic challenges, cultural barriers, and shortages of doctors and nurses add challenges for patients seeking care.

Community health workers help fill this gap. They serve as trusted liaisons, linking community members with health and wellness services.

Sandoz Announces Training Program for Midwives in Ethiopia, to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality

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  • Approximately 400 mothers and newborns die in Ethiopia each day1,2 partly due to health workers’ limited knowledge in the area of obstetrics
  • Enhancing medical knowledge and skills of health workers helps reduce maternal and newborn mortality
  • Sandoz is committed to increasing access to high-quality, affordable medicines, as well as healthcare services and education for mothers and children
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  • Approximately 400 mothers and newborns die in Ethiopia each day1,2 partly due to health workers’ limited knowledge in the area of obstetrics
  • Enhancing medical knowledge and skills of health workers helps reduce maternal and newborn mortality
  • Sandoz is committed to increasing access to high-quality, affordable medicines, as well as healthcare services and education for mothers and children
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