Using data and technology effectively
Resilient health systems rely on accurate, disaggregated data to determine which services are needed where, and to assess how well they are doing. And while simple, inexpensive interventions can often have a big impact, technological breakthroughs from telehealth and wearable biomonitors to gene therapy and mRNA vaccines hold tremendous potential. The following stories illustrate the promise of leveraging the best data and technology available.
Not Just for Candy Anymore: Tanzania gives vending machines a new use.
During COVID, Tanzania increased access to safer sex products and services with technology-based and community-centered...Read More
Nigeria Faces Down COVID-19’s Impact on HIV Testing
Nigeria’s Swift and community-centered action resulted in substantial increase in HIV testing, despite COVID.Read More
In Thailand, telehealth moves PrEP out of the HIV clinic
During a pandemic, a differentiated service approach delivers PrEP to more of those who need...Read More
A better way to distribute bed nets
Rabi Dako stands with her daughter in Cotonou, Benin after receiving mosquito nets as part...Read More
Empowered health workers, healthier communities
CHW Grace Karen Akinyi consults with her supervisor Shadrack Werunga, Nairobi, Kenya. Photo: PCSU When...Read More