Malawi

Taking knowledge for health the extra mile: participatory evaluation of a mobile phone intervention for community health workers in Malawi.

Publication Date: 
Oct 03, 2014

In Malawi, where the majority of the population resides in rural areas, community health workers (CHWs) are the first, and often only, providers of health services. An assessment of health information needs, however, found that these frontline workers often lacked essential health information.

Reaching remote health workers in Malawi: baseline assessment of a pilot mHealth intervention.

Publication Date: 
May 02, 2012

mHealth has great potential to change the landscape of health service delivery in less developed countries--expanding the reach of health information to frontline health workers in remote areas. Formative, process, and summative evaluation each play an important role in mHealth interventions.