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A Community Health Worker’s Dedication and Training Saves a Mother and her Newborn

In Uganda, malaria is the main cause of maternal mortality and miscarriage; a sad statistic that came very close to include 17-year-old Faridah. Seven months…

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Living Goods mHealth Tools Strengthen Relationships with Communities

Since Living Goods launched its innovative SMS mobile platform initiative in 2012, community health worker Sarah Balisanyuka has won the ‘Champion of the Month’ for…

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“There is no such thing as happiness when your child is sick.” Confronting Chronic Sickness on the Community Level

It’s hard to keep up while talking to two young mothers in the Bwaise slums on the outskirts of Kampala, simply due to their sheer…

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Community Health Workers Equipped with Smartphones Serve Their Communities More Seamlessly

At times, it can seem as if smartphones are making our lives more complicated, but not in the case of Living Goods Nsangi Branch Manager,…

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A Dream Come True Leads to a Healthier Community: A Musawo to Her Neighbors

“I’ve always wanted to be a doctor. For as long as I can remember, that’s what I dreamed to do…just like my father. He was…

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Pouline Nasuna on Making a Living and a Difference

Pouline is 42 and lives with her 20-year-old twins in Mawonwe in Mpigi district. Pouline has been a Community Health Worker (CHW) for one year.…

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