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Isiolo CHW Champions Women and Girls Empowerment in Her Community

August 26, 2021

“When I started volunteering as a community health worker, I saw that women – including teens and underage girls – needed better support to reverse…

Miram provides health education during an economic support meeting for mothers, also attended by men from the community. Miriam has been supporting almost a dozen…

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What moves you? Behavioral Science for improving community health worker performance

July 1, 2021

Illustration by Anthony Mogaka By Franciscah Nzanga (1), Tabitha Mberi (1), Stephen Odindo (1), Isaac Mwangi (1), Beatrice Wasunna (2) and Nengapate Kuria (3) The…

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Using Digital Health to Support Community Health Worker Programs

June 28, 2021

Johnson & Johnson's Center for Health Worker Innovation writes about Living Goods’ Maturity Model and Toolkit, a practical ‘how-to’ guide on implementing a digitally-equipped CHW program.

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Remotely Different: A Tale of Research in COVID  

June 25, 2021

By Franciscah Nzanga (1), Tabitha Mberi (1), Stephen Odindo (1), Isaac Mwangi (1), Beatrice Wasunna (2) and Nengapate Kuria (3) When you hear the word…

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Care from home: How virtual care could revolutionise Africa’s health care systems

May 7, 2021

By Franciscah Nzanga (1), Tabitha Mberi (1), Stephen Odindo (1), Isaac Mwangi (1), Beatrice Wasunna (2) and Michael Onsando (3) Illustration by Anthony Mogaka In…

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It’s all in the When.

April 28, 2021

Improving online engagement of COVID-19 self-assessments By Franciscah Nzanga (1), Tabitha Mberi (1), Stephen Odindo (1), Isaac Mwangi (1), Beatrice Wasunna (2) and Nengapate Kuria…

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Great.com interviews Living Goods about empowering community healthcare workers in East Africa

April 9, 2021

Karim Bukhadurov from Great.com interviewed Living Goods as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that…

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We’ve Begun Supporting Community Health in Ethiopia!

March 28, 2021

Living Goods is thrilled to announce that we’ve just embarked on a partnership to support the Ethiopian government’s drive to massively scale the digitization of…

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Telemedicine in a time of COVID-19: Kenyan CHW Salome Uses Modified m-Health Tools to Deliver Lifesaving Care to Families

March 23, 2021

Before the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in Kenya, Salome Osebe, a government community health worker (CHW), was a frequent and welcome visitor to homes in her…

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Service in Isolation: How CHW Agripina Used Her Smartphone to Save Lives During a Health Crisis

March 23, 2021

Going into isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 during a routine health worker test, was one of Agripina Adema’s lowest moments in 2020. But having…

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