22 Mar
ORB Resources for World Water Day

On World Water Day, mPowering recognizes the role of health workers in improving access to clean water in their communities. Our partners at UNICEF report that every day, 800 children die from causes related to poor sanitation, poor hygiene, or a lack of clean water. This number is tragically high,… [more]

09 Mar
Five Investments Countries Can Make for Healthier People and Economies

mPowering’s work focuses on helping to build strong health workforces, and health systems, by building collaborative systems to connect health workers to the training and information they need. A recent article by Pape Gaye, CEO of IntraHealth International, explored some important aspects of how countries and stakeholders can focus efforts… [more]

06 Mar
Launch of WASH Domain on ORB!

Today, mPowering Frontline Health Workers is launching a new domain on ORB featuring free, mobile-ready, WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) training materials for health workers. According to WHO and The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, every year, there are nearly 1.7 billion cases of diarrheal disease, causing about… [more]

03 Feb
What we’re reading: mHIFA’s Assessment of mHealth Applications Report

mPowering’s work has been featured in mHIFA’s latest report, titled Assessment of mHealth applications for their potential to provide essential healthcare information for citizens in low resource settings. This report assessed mobile apps based on significance of the health problem addressed, appropriateness of the content and technology for target audiences,… [more]