The Health[e]Foundation team is very pleased to welcome Emebet Hussen to the team. We are looking forward to working with Emebet and to the valuable contribution that she will make to further enhance our impact in Ethiopia. Hi! My name is Emebet Hussen. I am a midwife and a public health professional with a Master’s […]
The Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) and Health[e]Foundation continue their successful collaboration on blended learning programs to strengthen the Ethiopian health system. Recently, we commenced two new tailor-made-training programs with Nuffic, funded by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Orange Knowledge ProgrammeThe Orange Knowledge Programme is a Dutch global development programme managed by Nuffic, a Dutch […]
Joined forces: Nuru and Health[e]Foundation for “Informed mothers and healthy babies in Ethiopia and Kenya”
Health[e]Foundation, Nuru Ethiopia, and Nuru Kenya are teaming up for yet another exciting collaborative project to implement the LUCY maternal and neonatal health app among (expectant) mothers in southern Ethiopia and western Kenya. The LUCY app provides accurate, personalized, and accessible health information and helps (expectant) mothers to make healthy and informed decisions about their […]
Health[e]Foundation and Nuru Ethiopia are working together to use digital solutions to improve healthcare access for mothers and children in Ethiopia. The project, supported by the Fund for Innovation in Development (FID), will use an e-learning module and the LUCY app to enhance the knowledge of community-based Health Extension Workers (HEWs) and (pregnant) women on […]
Since 2015, Health[e]Foundation collaborated with the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) in multiple programs on capacitating midwives and midwifery students in order to strengthen healthcare systems and communities in Ethiopia. But how are these programs sustained after the program duration has ended? Our programs develop and deliver digital health education in the form of blended-learning (workshops […]
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 […]
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.
Between 19-24 September, Nuffic organized a monitoring mission to Ethiopia and we were privileged our Orange Knowledge Programme was selected to be visited.
Report on the TENA interactive voice response (IVR) service to provide health information on maternal health, SRHR, and domestic- and gender-based violence
For the last five months, Georgie Bouwknecht, Global Health student at the VU University Amsterdam, did her internship at Health[e]Foundation, during which she conducted a mixed methods study on the TENA IVR service implemented in Ethiopia in collaboration with the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) and Viamo. TENA has been developed to provide health information on […]
Ethiopian midwives have a unique position in the Ethiopian society as they act as change agents promoting SRHR and gender equality amongst adolescents. To adequality prepare them for this task, Health[e]Foundation, the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA), and five collaborating Ethiopian universities introduced the SRHR[e]Education program to strengthen the universities’ SRHR curriculum and support the educational […]
Three years after completing the Health[e]Living program in Uganda, Health[e]Foundation is glad to still receive Positive Vibes from the program. Impact stories are shared by alumni participants who continue to use their tablets and training material for hosting informative and engaging sessions with young people and adolescents in their communities.