Community Health Education Support via a Mobile Application
Including Community Health members in the Community Health Education Spectrum to widen the health knowledge base and ease the workload of Community Health Workers in communities. Also the COVID-19 pandemic taught us that it's important to have mass health education to nurture self-support communities but also to empower the population with health knowledge to mitigate misinformation loopholes. We're preparing for the next pandemic-it should find the communities equipped with health knowledge.
Whereas the population is growing the resource to support community health are shrinking. Besides, VHTs are volunteer community support workers with an expected high attrition rate versus training and replacement. How are about involve the community in the health knowledge circuit?
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- Who is it for?
DigiCHealth App is for community health teams and community members interested to learning about primary health care and support at the community level.
- How is it intended to work?
The DigiCHealth App is a smartphone mobile application installed on a mobile phone. The community health workers and the community members use it as a knowledge support, health center locator, and communication tool.
- What are the benefit of using the DigiCHealth App?
- Reduce the cost and the damage of depending on paper work - Regular access to work guiding content. - Community of practice support at work - Communication with health workers at the nearest center. - Community members are involved in the health knowledge spectrum.