Kick-off of the PAVIA e-course collaboration

Monday 21 November 2022, we kicked-off our collaboration with the PAVIA consortium (Pharmacovigilance Africa). For the next three months, we will work together on the transition of two PAVIA e-courses to an open-source e-learning platform. PAVIA is a consortium funded by the European Developing countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) that aims to strengthen pharmacovigilance (PV) […]

Launching our East Africa hub

Health[e]Foundation’s East Africa hub has been launched! Last week, our Senior Project Manager Daphne Elberse travelled to Kampala for the launch of the hub. We are pleased to announce that the hub will be led by Henry Tumwijukye as the Regional Representative, and it will be serving the East Africa region. Over the years, Health[e]Foundation […]

Health[e]Foundation at MoodleMoot Global 2022

Last week, Health[e]Foundation travelled to Barcelona to attend the MoodleMoot Global 2022. This 3-day conference brought together 835 Moodlers (i.e. people with a specific interest in Moodle as open source digital learning platform) from 60 countries around the world to learn from each other, explore, and share best practices for the future of education. Health[e]Foundation’s […]

E-learning and research in Ethiopia

The first of October, the Pandemic[e]Response program came to an end. One of the trainees, Teshome Kibret, explains the benefits of completing the e-learning course and how it made him grow in his personal life.

Health[e]Foundation Annual Report 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic forced and inspired us to reshape ourselves, extending our blended e-learning programs into transferable digital learning solutions; and using mobile health apps to promote information-sharing to communities. We have moved from providing knowhow to knowledge sharing, and from targeted education to inclusive approaches.

Health[e]Foundation “live” in Africa again!

One of the global “side effects” of the COVID-19 pandemic is the realization of the power of the digitalization. For more than two years, most of Health[e]Foundations’ day-to-day activities took place online from our home offices; we are proud that all program activities, and more, could successfully continue while teaming up at a distance and […]

Reflecting on the success of the ‘Care in Hand’ program in Suriname

In 2019, we started our collaboration with Stichting Perisur and together implemented the ‘Care in Hand’ program in Suriname. This program aimed to strengthen the capacity for health professionals and community workers, and provide information for pregnant women and mothers of newborns. The three pillars of this program are blended-learning training for health professionals, blended-learning for community workers, and the LUCY maternal health app.

Join the French Drug Decriminalisation[e]Course!

After the official launch of the Drug Decriminalisation[e]Course on 30th of June 2021, a total of 260 participants from >55 countries have started their online learning journey. Expanding on this initial success, the highly interactive, engaging e-learning modules have been translated into French with funding support from the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA). 

Ethiopia’s access to high quality health education for midwifery students may be a step closer thanks to the SRHR[e]Education program

In March 2020 together with the Ethiopian Midwives Association we started the program entitled “Midwife students as advocates to empower female graduates and adolescents by promoting SRHR and gender equality to support access and retention in the educational system using blended e-learning” funded by the Institutional Collaboration Projects Orange Knowledge Programme of Nuffic.

After one year of launching the SRHR[e]Education course in Ethiopia a study was conducted to report on the impact and progress that this project has had on the first groups of students participating in this project.

The global Drug Decriminalisation [e]Course is soon available in French!

Following the official launch of the Drug Decriminalisation [e]Course on 30th of June 2021, as a result of our collaborative project together with the International Drug Policy Consortium (IDPC), Mainline Foundation, and Frontline AIDS to end the punishment and stigmatisation of people who use drugs, a total of 240 participants from >55 countries have started their online learning journey.