connecting research and practice
There is an incredible amount of innovation happening in the space of digital maternal and child health! This webinar series provides an opportunity to learn more from the experts about what is happening in South Africa and beyond in the area of community-based co-design of ICT interventions for maternal and child health. Do join us!
Panel: Community Voices in Digital MCH Implementation
Thursday, 18 February 2021
2-3pm SAST | 12-1p GMT
In this panel we invite some of the key implementers of digital maternal and child health in South Africa to talk about their projects and consider the roles of beneficiaries and their communities in the design of interventions.
- Sri Ranganathan, Dimagi
- Martin Weiss, Jembi Technologies
- Kira-Leigh Kuhnert, Digital Medic
Dimagi is a socially-conscious technology company and one of the world’s largest providers of digital solutions for frontline health workers. Our open-source technology platform, CommCare, is the most widely-used mobile data collection and service delivery platform in the world. Founded in 2002 out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dimagi was among the first registered benefit corporations in the state of Massachusetts.
Jembi Technologies was founded in 2009 with a handful of passionate people led by Professor Chris Seebregts. Jembi has grown to over 150 driven people in 2019. As an African not-for-profit, Jembi strives to improve global health by developing information systems, growing partnerships and building local capacity. They specialise in digital health information systems for African low-resource settings and focus on enterprise software and facility hardware.
Digital Medic is at the Stanford Center for Health Education, where they believe that access to health education can save lives. The Digital Medical Education International Collaborative (Digital MEdIC) initiative’s goal is to make engaging, evidence-based health education globally accessible and, in so doing, empower communities to improve their own health outcomes.