Over the last several years, Health eVillages has grown to be one of Lwala’s most engaged partners. Health eVillages, a program of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, provides mobile health technology including medical reference and clinical decision support resources to medical professionals in the most challenging clinical environments around the world. Our partnership with Health eVillages began when they provided iPods and iPads loaded with the Skyscape medical reference app to clinicians and community health workers in Lwala. Out of this effort, Health eVillages connected Lwala Community Alliance to Apple, who created a short documentary film highlighting Lwala’s innovative use of iPads and Skyscape as tools in recruiting and enrolling all pregnant women to participate in the entire continuum of maternal and child health care. The film is featured on Apple’s website as well as their YouTube channel and has received over 600,000 views to date.
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