Reports and Documents

11 Apr
Mobile Training Discussion Guide

A guide for thinking through mobile training and mobile product development. Together with USAID's Maternal and Child Survival Program, mPowering has created a tool for content creators, program managers, health worker trainers and more to implement use of mobile tools and resources into their training.

11 Apr
FAQ: Creative Commons Licenses for Global Health Content

A two-page document of frequently asked questions concerning the use of Creative Commons licensing for content creators and those who wish to share their content on ORB or through other modes of dissemination.

11 Apr
Creating with Mobile in Mind

Together with USAID's Maternal and Child Survival Program, mPowering has produced a two-page guide for content creators in government sector, NGOs, private sector, and other areas of learning development with useful information for designing and adapting content for mobile.

27 Feb
mHealth Journey of Care

This mHealth Journey of Care info-graphic flows through the use of mobile tools throughout pregnancy and delivery.

02 Dec
Scale the Technology Now: Applying Engineering Principles to Promote Rapid Deployment of Mobile Digital Content Delivery Systems

This paper examines how engineering principles, particularly related to the separation of content and technology, can offer a new perspective on the procurement, implementation and evaluation of mobile technology towards wide-spread, nationally scaled, sustainable systems.

11 Oct
Getting Started with ORB

This guide explains ORB, mPowering's content platform, and how users can familiarize themselves with ORB. Guidance is specifically directed to  health worker trainers, and gives ideas for how to share ORB content with the health workers they support.

02 Aug
Outcomes Brief: Collaboration For Scaling Digital Health at the National Level

This brief describes the key outcomes of a meeting held by mPowering and partners to discuss stronger cross-sector collaboration between health and ICT authorities in order to reach national scale in digital health to improve service delivery and health outcomes.

02 Aug
Outcomes Presentation: Collaboration for Scaling Digital Health at the National Level

This presentation recaps a meeting held by mPowering and partners to discuss stronger cross-sector collaboration between health and ICT authorities in order to reach national scale in digital health to improve service delivery and health outcomes.

20 Apr
Unlocking the potential of the global community health workforce post-Ebola: what are the models and strategies that work?

This report captures the outcomes of an event at Wilton Park in February 2016, which discussed strategies, models, and key questions in building and supporting a strong community health workforce.

09 Apr
Unlocking the potential of the global community health workforce post-Ebola (French Translation)

This is the French translation of the Unlocking the potential of the global community health workforce: what are the models and strategies that work? report.  This report is based on an event at Wilton Park in February 2016, which discussed strategies, models, and key questions in building and supporting a strong community health workforce.

10 Mar
Community Health Worker Data for Decision-Making

This short document captures the key messages that mPowering and the One Million Community Health Workers Campaign learned during our CHW Data for Decision- Making interview series and online discussion.

03 Nov
USAID Community Health Framework (Interactive PowerPoint)

The Community Health Framework helps audiences understand community health and how it can be strengthened.  It depicts the actors and structures in the community health ecosystem, and the agency, access, and resources needed to ensure healthy communities. Click here for the PDF version.

28 Jul
(Re)Building health systems in West Africa: what role for ICT and mobile technologies?

This report captures the outcomes of an event at Wilton Park in June 2015, which discussed the role of ICT and mobile technologies for rebuilding and creating strong health systems in West Africa.

08 Jul
Establishing a Global End-to-End Mobile Content Distribution Process for Health Workers

This report shares an initial blueprint to create a scalable, locally sustainable, end-to-end content distribution process that uses mobile technology to provide frontline health workers access to relevant health content.

25 Mar
Global Health Content for Local Solutions: Consultations Synopsis

To learn what CHW training is in place, what needs improvement, and how mHealth can enhance access and quality in CHW training, mPowering conducted a series of international stakeholder workshops. The outcomes from those discussions are available in this report.

24 Sep
mHealth Solutions- What’s the cost?

mPowering gathered policymakers, economists, implementers, academics, technologists, and mobile network operators to consider a range of mHealth costing models focused on solutions for health care workforce training and data collection. This report captures the outcomes from the workshop.

29 Jul
The Current State of CHW Training Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

This literature review identified, synthesized, and analyzed research studies, gray literature, and project reports related to community health worker training in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

17 Jul
“What do we Really Know?” An Integrated Analysis of Current Research on Community Health Worker Training

The One Million Community Health Workers Campaign and mPowering  Frontline Health Workers conducted an integrated analysis aim of three recent reports, with recommendations for next steps on how to improve CHW training practices.

22 Apr
mPowering Health Content Survey

mPowering surveyed 52 organizations for a landscape analysis of existing health content on maternal, child, and newborn health—including family planning / reproductive health (FP/RH); nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene—for health workers and/or supervisors of health workers.

14 Apr
CHWs in Low, Middle and High Income Countries: An Overview

This published review highlights the history of community health worker programs around the world and their growing importance in achieving health for all.

01 Oct
Content Strategy Report

This content strategy report informed mPowering's efforts to provide health workers with access to high-quality health content via mobile devices. Input was sought from 15 stakeholders with expertise in mHealth platform and content development and delivery of mHealth programs.

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