Blockchain is the hot new technology topic in the financial world, the health sector, and the supply chain industry. It has a variety of applications in health, not least of which are medicine traceability and patient data management. This is just as true for the US domestic health sector as it is for health systems in low- and middle-income countries.
I am passionate about the innovation that I represented at this forum, but it is very different to these innovations of “things”. Our proposal, partnering with Dimagi, is to replicate an approach JSI implemented and scaled with the Ministry of Health in Malawi and take those lessons to Kenya. While our approach does include innovative use of technology, a simple mHealth supply chain management tool for community health workers, this approach also includes IMPACT teams.
Citing data from the AIDS.gov project, New Media Coordinator Yumna Bahgat shares tips and strategies to maximize engagement on a variety of social media channels according to 2014’s biggest digital trends.
JSI’s Elizabeth Costello blogs about her time at the Digital Health Communications Extravaganza, which took place Feb. 20-22 in Orlando, FL