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Living Goods est fière de soutenir les gouvernements dans leur parcours innovant en matière de santé numérique

May 22, 2024

Living Goods dispose de solides capacités numériques internes, étant l’une des premières organisations à fournir des smartphones à grande échelle aux ASBC sur le continent africain en 2014. Nous avons collaboré avec Medic, le responsable de la Community Health Toolkit (CHT), pour concevoir la première application mobile sur une plateforme en accès libre.

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Burkina Faso Validates a New Strategy to Advance Community Health

May 22, 2024

The newly validated 2024-2028 National Community Health Strategy permits us to support CHWs to deliver life-saving services to everyone, regardless of their proximity to a health center. This will not only facilitate faster clinical responses but also reduce caregivers’ time and transportation costs, making healthcare more accessible and efficient for all.

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Le Burkina Faso valide une nouvelle stratégie de promotion de la santé Communautaire

May 22, 2024

La stratégie nationale de santé communautaire 2024-2028, récemment validée, nous permet d’aider les ASBC à fournir des services vitaux à tout le monde, quelle que soit la proximité d’un centre de santé. Cela permettra non seulement d’accélérer les réponses cliniques, mais aussi de réduire le temps et les coûts de transport des soignants, rendant ainsi les soins de santé plus accessibles et plus efficaces pour tous.

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State accelerates digital transformation of healthcare

May 22, 2024

For the last decade, the Ministry of Health in partnership with Living Goods International has been planning to institutionalise a unified digital platform encompassing all levels of care.
Now catalysed by a national push for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic, Kenya is embarking on a transformative journey to digitise its healthcare system.

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Community health workers struggling to use digital phones, apps – ministry

May 22, 2024

The scope of work of a CHP includes basic preventive and promotive health, health education, basic first aid at the household level and referral for facility based healthcare. Each health promoter is allocated 100 homes within their neighbourhood where they provide community health services.

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Envisioning the Future of a Digitized Community Health system in Kenya

May 22, 2024

During the meeting, stakeholders expressed their support and commitment to digitizing and professionalizing CHPs, acknowledging the initiative as a crucial step towards achieving resilient health outcomes.

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OPINION: Kenya’s Path To Ending Malaria Lies In Renewed Commitment To Primary Health Care, Mass Vaccination

April 25, 2024

As the world observes Malaria Day this year, it's worth acknowledging that Kenya's fight against malaria is a story of resilience, innovation, and unity.
However, it's also a story of persistent challenges and the need for continued investment, stakeholder collaboration, and community engagement.

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Bridging the Gap: Community Health Workers Leading the Fight Against Malaria

April 24, 2024

According to the World Health Organization, 249 million cases of malaria were reported globally in 2022, with 94% of all cases and 95% of deaths (608,000) from the African region, burdening 85 countries

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How peer mentorship enhances supervision of community health promoters in Isiolo

April 12, 2024

Living Goods works in partnership with governments to recruit, train, mobilize, and manage the performance of community health workers who serve the communities they live in. Supervision is crucial to monitor the quality of services provided, offer technical support, and collect information from the CHWs.

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Community Health Workers Leading Change in Burkina Faso

April 7, 2024

CHWs are often the first point of contact during emergencies, offering vital care and preventing risky trips to distant health centers. Nana Adjara shared, "Community members thank us for helping them recover quickly and for being there for them."

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