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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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There Would Be a Big Gap Without These CHWs in Our Communities

March 7, 2021

HASIFA LIVES IN A VILLAGE NEAR THE SHORES OF LAKE VICTORIA IN BUIKWE, one of the border districts that have been most affected by COVID-19…

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We love our work, but CHWS should not be volunteers

January 4, 2021

By Josephine Motuku, CHW in Kisii County, Kenya As a widowed mother of five, I work hard to make ends meet. Although I spend hours…

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Stories from the Field: CHW Cissy Nabasumba in Uganda

December 18, 2020

CHW Cissy Nabasumba, Masaka District, Uganda “People in the community now bring children to our homes for treatment, and some still call us when their…

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