Health

Community Health Care Providers distributing nutritious porridge to women and children
Community Health Care Providers distributing nutritious porridge to women and children

Kalambo village wins war against maternal deaths

MPENJE Village in Kalambo District, Rukwa Region has recorded zero maternal deaths for the past three years, thanks to the efforts of Africare, a non-governmental organization which focuses on reducing maternal deaths and child mortalities among rural communities.

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Teams exchange experiences managing CommCare technology
Teams exchange experiences managing CommCare technology

CommCare Dresses, and Deploying mHealth in Senegal

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Africare began partnering with Dimagi last year to help communities in Senegal save the lives of new mothers and newborns with mHealth technology. Dimagi’s Mohini Bhavasar breaks down the practical challenges and promise of “integrating an ICT system at the bottom of the health system pyramid…”

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Nutrition Kits are helping parents raise healthy children.
Nutrition Kits are helping parents raise healthy children.

Mwanzo Bora SBCC Kits: BBC Media Action Assessment

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BBC Media Action’s research found that knowledge of key nutrition behaviors during pregnancy are very high among those interviewed and that Mwanzo Bora’s Social Behavior Change Communication Kit is helping parents feel comfortable asking questions about nutrition lessons they do not fully understand.

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Mali is officially Ebola-free
Mali is officially Ebola-free

Ebola Outbreak Update [Week of January 18, 2015]

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As the infection rate continues to drop in all of the three remaining affected countries – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – UN officials are no longer describing the outbreak as a single outbreak, but rather a collection of “micro-outbreaks”…

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BTCS pledged 50% of December gross profits to Ebola response
BTCS pledged 50% of December gross profits to Ebola response

BTCS – Blockchain Technology Consumer Solutions

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“We want to support humanitarian and development efforts internationally, especially Africa because it is one of the fastest growing continents in terms of economy, technology and innovation.”
-Charles Allen, Chief Executive Officer of BTCS

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