Proposals should present health projects where ICT is an integral part of implementation. SPIDER welcomes locally based proposals incorporating ICTs for improved efficiency and effectiveness. Apply by 12 March.
Why are so many projects lacking real input, engagement and leadership by the communities they are said to serve? Start by asking “who are the key groups that are informing, engaging and contributing to our project?”.
SPIDER enters a partnership with Amref Health Africa with a project using mobile solutions to give pregnant women and their children access to health services in Amhara, Ethiopia.
With ICT friendly policy makers, digitalised and connected hospitals Rwanda is ready to use telehealth for cervical cancer screening and care.
The stark number of health projects where ICT is failing to make a difference should not have health professionals, policy makers and public health specialists abandon digital health as a tool for improved health systems and outcomes.