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Why We Need Data on Frontline Health Workers

mPowering Frontline Health Workers sits down with Dr. Kate Tulenko to talk about community health workers and how data about them can improve global health.

The mHero Story

This mobile technology is connecting people and making health systems stronger amid West Africa's ongoing Ebola outbreak—and its story is just beginning.

Botswana Is Building a Strong Health System by Focusing on Health Workers

In Botswana, the Ministry of Health is using the power of data to inform its policies, planning, and human resources.

What OpenHIE Means—and Could Mean—for Health Sectors around the World

Enabling a health sector's data systems to talk to each other is harder than it sounds. But it's worth it.

iHRIS Champions in Ghana Share Success with Using Health Workforce Data

Ghana has fewer than 14 health workers for every 10,000 people. To fix the shortage, the country needs answers—and data.

Invent Nothing, Adapt Everything

Health workers need clear, simple, reliable information on Ebola. That's where the new Ebola Resources for Health Workers comes in.

In West Africa’s Ebola Crisis, a Mobile Phone-Based Hero for Health Workers

Liberian health officials can send accurate data and key messages to health workers on Ebola's front lines, thanks to mHero.

Data Can Tell Stories—and Improve Health Care

In Liberia, technologists are learning to make two powerful information systems operate together, slowly revealing the story of how family planning there does—and doesn't—work.

Q&A with Rosaline Hendricks, Member of the iHRIS Global Community

What's it like to be a woman working in IT in Namibia? Rosaline Hendricks talks about that and more.

Conversation with a Nigerian Nurse

Meet Oluchukwu Ifele. She’s part of the growing, tight-knit community of health workers and technologists who have found that the right software can change everything.

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