Health[e]Foundation at AHAIC 2023 in Rwanda
This week our colleague Henry Tumwijukye attended the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference brought together Africa’s innovators, researchers, policy makers and health workers around the topic of “Resilient Health Systems for Africa: Re-envisioning the Future Now”. Henry attended interesting sessions, including the plenary opening session “One Africa, One […]
Outcomes of the TENA IVR service impact evaluation in Ethiopia
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 […]
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.
Surinamese community workers launch e-learning program on mother and child care
The twinning project ‘Care in the Hand’ of Perisur Foundation from Suriname, and Health[e]Foundation, started training the first group of community workers in mother and child care.
Launch of the LUCY maternity app with the Surinamese Minister of Health
Perisur Foundation and Health[e]Foundation presented the new LUCY smartphone maternity app to the Minister of Public Health in Suriname, Amar Ramadhin.
M-health | Smartphone app for pregnant women and mothers of newborns
Our m-health mobile application for pregnant women and mothers of newborns is now freely available for download in the Playstore and Appstore.
M-health initiative – LUCY mobile service in Ethiopia
Why m-health? Mobile technology is considered to be a promising method to care for people living in rural and hard to reach areas. M-health can be defined as an innovation in health technology whereby information is being sent to mobile devices of the individual. Research has shown that education through text messages is highly effective […]