Within each of our partner locations, we see a wide range of successful outcomes. These achievements can be as basic as improving general health knowledge of providers and community members, but they can also have a larger impact. Our sites have reported cultural shifts, whereby members of the community who previously had no interest in educational sessions are actively seeking out opportunities to learn about health and health services.

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“A mother came in with a baby of 2 years and she had a rash, dry cough, vomiting, diarrhea with dehydration. When l took the baby’s …”

Annet Nalubega
Nurse, Angels of Hope

“I will not get malaria anymore, because we are the ones who [make ourselves susceptible to] malaria. During the night time, I used…”

Community Health Worker after education session
WellShare International

“Our tablets have been used in prenatal care during morning health talks. One of the challenges the hospital has been…”

Staff report
Child Legacy International

“This month l got a patient with a stroke due to hypertension, I got the device and read what was the immediate …”

Annet Nalubega
Nurse, Angels of Hope

“A seven year old girl was brought into the clinic in a semiconscious state with an unclear medical history. Using his Health…”

Wycliffe Omwanda
Clinician, Lwala Community Alliance

“Sometimes I don’t have time to flip books. I get the device, I touch it, and I’m able to get what I’m looking for. At the same time, I am…”

Mary Mungai Director of KRNA Program, Kijabe Hospital

“This facility is often overlooked because we are out in a rural setting in Kenya, and these staff come in with no resouces …”

Kayla Thielk
Quality Assurance Office, Lwala Community Alliance

“I was worried when a mother came in with a child of 10 years with the problem of severe Nasal Bleeding (epistaxis) I tried the knowledge…”

Annet Nalubega
Nurse, Angels of Hope Uganda

“My patient had continuous convulsions and was developing incoherent speech. I had started treatment for malaria…”

Damianus Ouma Nyakinye
Clinical Officer, Lwala Community Alliance

“Having health reference information, educational films, and a device to do data tracking on will improve the efficiency of the rural health workers in the mobile setting.”

Numfor Munteh
Executive Director, Cameroon Agenda for Sustainable Development

“We don’t have an open library to go to. So, the iPad becomes our library. We can open it up anytime, and find the information we need here at hand.”

Kettie Louis
Health eVillages
HERO Coordinator

“The information on the devices is up to date and, now, even closer to us. We can avoid errors in giving medicine, which also ensures the safety of the patient.”

Rosadarline Bossuet, RN
Ecole Nationale dInfirmiéres des Cayes
(National School of Nursing, Cayes)

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Annet Nalubega
Nurse
Angels of Hope

“A mother came in with a baby of 2 years and she had a rash, dry cough, vomiting, diarrhea with dehydration.

When l took the baby’s history, the mother claimed her baby was bewitched by villagers so l pulled out my device, they were the real signs and symptoms of measles. l managed the baby with proper medication and educated the mother and both are now in a healthy condition. The mother was thankful and promised to bring any sick person to hospital [rather] than believing in cultural [superstition].

l saved a life and educated a mother; that’s how my device helped me.”

Angels of Hope Uganda

Angels of Hope - Uganda
Location:  Matugga & Acuma, Uganda

Angels of Hope Uganda operates two clinics. One in the northern part of the country in Acuma where they care for the many orphans and victims of Lord Kony’s Army. At the second location outside the capital in Matugga, Angels of Hope Uganda has a busy patient load with generations of family members seeking care. They provide a holistic approach that focuses not only on the physical well-being of their patients, but psychological and social as well. The health care providers that staff the Matugga clinic also go out to the neighboring areas to treat those patients who are unable to make it to the facility.

Health eVillages has helped the nurses in the clinics better control the prescription of antibiotics and reduce the resistance to antibiotics. Additionally, nurses use the Health eVillages content and technology to diagnose and treat patients with a special focus on child/maternal health, HIV/AIDS care and primary care procedures. Health eVillages has made it possible for the clinics to host community education nights where parents learn how to care for themselves and their children. Recently, men have started attending these education nights with their wives, which is a progressive step counter to the cultural norm.

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Community Health Worker after education session
WellShare International

“I will not get malaria anymore, because we are the ones who [make ourselves susceptible to] malaria. During the night time, I used to remove the mosquito net due to the warmth. It is the same time where the mosquitos start to suck our blood.”

WellShare International

WellShare International
Location:  Bariadi District, Tanzania

WellShare International partners with communities and health care providers to design, implement, and evaluate health programs that respond to the needs of each population they serve. They currently operate within their home state of Minnesota as well as Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

Health eVillages partnered with WellShare in 2018 by deploying 33 tablets to a remote area of Tanzania. We have already seen great success within the communities served after the community health workers were able to share health education videos focused on Malaria prevention and proper breast-feeding techniques. Our goal is to continue to support community health workers in Tanzania with the focus of impacting maternal and child health.

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WellShare International

Staff Report
Child Legacy International

“Our tablets have been used in prenatal care during morning health talks. One of the challenges the hospital has been facing is the issue of home deliveries and unattended by unskilled assistant.

Through the use of the iPads and demonstration, this has lessened the number of home deliveries. “

Child Legacy International

Child Legacy International
Location:  Msundwe, Malawi

Child Legacy International Inc. (CLI) is a non-profit organization working in Africa with the mission to build sustainable communities, where hope thrives, and legacies of opportunity are created, breaking the generational cycle of poverty.

Health eVillages launched its program with CLI in February of 2018, deploying 14 tablets loaded with content to support the clinicians based in Malawi. Malawi currently has some of the highest cases of cervical cancer in the world, as such our focus is currently trying to measure the amount of education and screening services for cervical cancer being provided to members of their community.

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Child Legacy International

Annet Nalubega
Nurse
Angels of Hope

“This month l got a patient with a stroke due to hypertension, I got the device and read what was the immediate care, I got enough information from the device and referred the Patient on first treatment from my clinic hence ended up giving quality care. Big thank you to Health eVillages, we are now saving many lives.”

Wycliffe Omwanda
Clinician
Lwala Community Alliance

“A seven year old girl was brought into the clinic in a semiconscious state with an unclear medical history. Using his Health eVillages device, the Head Clinician was able to make the spot diagnosis of organophosphate poisoning and properly treat and saved the girl’s life.”

Lwala Community Alliance

Location:  Lwala, Kenya

The Lwala Community Hospital provides primary care, maternal reproductive health services and HIV care in a region with a very high infant mortality rate (95/1000) and the highest HIV/AIDS rate in Kenya. Fully staffed by Kenyan clinicians, the 16-bed facility cares for nearly 50,000 patient visits each year. The most common illnesses/conditions treated are child birth complications, diarrhea, HIV & TB.

Health eVillages was launched in Lwala in January of 2012 and deployed 8 devices with customized digital training and diagnostic resources for Lwala’s clinical staff. Its impact was immediately realized when one of the nurses saved a baby’s life using the neonatal resuscitation techniques that he learned during our initial training session earlier that week. Building on early success, in 2015, Health eVillages deployed 8 tablets to Lwala to better address the needs of healthcare providers. Utilizing Health eVillages tablets, providers have improved their “Safe Babies Program,” which has succeeded in drastically increasing the number of hospital deliveries from 46% to 96%, and reducing infant mortality to 1/3 of the regional rate.

Health eVillages and Vodafone Americas Foundation also funded the construction of an internet tower that brings wireless connection to the entire hospital. In addition, Health eVillages made a grant to enable the expansion of the hospital that has added 1,500 square feet of new in-patient and exam space as well as 6,000 square feet of staff housing, as well as the purchase of their “Health eVehicle” for transport of personnel, patients and supplies.

Since 2017, Health eVillages has provided 175 new tablets to support Lwala’s nutritional education program that was launched in partnership with the Tramuto Foundation. These tablets are given to community health workers who are responsible for screening for malnutrition and enrolling families into a gardening for nutrition education program. As of 2018, 673 clients have been enrolled in Lwala’s nutrition initiative.

Health eVillages plans to continue to support Lwala Community Hospital and its Community Health Workers in 2019 by deploying an additional 130 tablets. These will be used to help screen more children and families for severe malnutrition and to expand outreach to expecting mothers, to avoid and address pregnancy complications and bring more healthy babies into the world.

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Lwala Community Alliance

Mary Mungai
Director of KRNA Program
Kijabe Hospital

“Sometimes I don’t have time to flip books. I get the device, I touch it, and I’m able to get what I’m looking for. At the same time, I’m a trainer, and I’m able to teach my students using it, so it has really, really been effective.”

Kijabe Hospital

Location:  Kijabe, Kenya

AIC Kijabe Hospital is a non-profit teaching hospital located about an hour outside of Nairobi, Kenya. The 350-bed facility is one of the more sophisticated hospitals in the region and draws patients, clinicians and students from all of East Africa for treatment and education.

Since 2012, Health eVillages has supported Kijabe Hospital’s Kenya Registered Nurse Anesthetist (KRNA) Program, an intensive 18-month competency-based training in anesthesia, currently educating nurses from Kenya, South Sudan, Somaliland, Gabon, Burundi and Cameroon. Upon their graduation, many of these individuals will return to their home countries as some of the first and only trained anesthetists in their communities.

As of 2017, over 70 tablets have been provided to graduates of this program which include a digitized medical text library of 20+ anesthesiology related resources provided by our partners at Skyscape. In addition, Health eVillages tablets remain in active use at Kijabe Hospital and are used for teaching and at the point of care during surgical procedures and emergencies.

As of 2018, data provided by Kijabe Hospital has shown approximately 5,000 procedures in which the tablets have been used in preparation for surgery, during the surgery itself or both.

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Kayla Thielk
Quality Assurance Office
Lwala Community Alliance

“This facility is often overlooked because we are out in a rural setting in Kenya, and these staff come in with no resources to fall back on. Health eVillages gives us access to more information to help better the care of patient and to be a better provider.”

Annet Nalubega
Nurse
Angels of Hope

“I was worried when a mother came in with a child of 10 years with the problem of severe Nasal Bleeding (epistaxis).

I tried the knowledge l had and it all failed then l got the iPad and quickly opened skyscape and got all the information on what to do and eventually blood stopped and the mother was very happy since she had lost hope for her child.
The information l got had even the diagrams to illustrate on Nasal packing I really saved the girls life. Thanks so much. “

Damianus Ouma Nyakinye
Clinical Officer
Lwala Community Alliance

“My patient had continuous convulsions and was developing incoherent speech.

I had started treatment for malaria but the convulsions continued. I used the device to search for causes of convulsions and management. I landed on meningitis and looked at the symptoms and they were the same that the 6 year old girl had. I did a full hemogram and started the patient on IV ceftriaxone and IV dexamethasone and after 3 days I was a very proud clinician.

I had the opportunity to consult the device in front of the father and he just wondered if technology would make it happen and helped. The girl I was healed of meningitis and the device not only made save a life but helped when I was at a crossroad and I never gambled with a human life. It made me do a sure thing and later saw a good prognosis.

A result for celebrations and jubilation both for me and my patient.”

Numfor Munteh
Executive Director
Cameroon Agenda for Sustainable Development

“Having health reference information, educational films, and a device to do data tracking on will improve the efficiency of the rural health workers in the mobile setting.”

Cameroon Agenda for Sustainable Development

Cameroon Agenda for Sustainable Development
Location:  Bamenda, Cameroon

Cameroon Agenda for Sustainable Development’s (CASD) mission is to work with policy makers and grassroots communities to improve the health and socioeconomic conditions of vulnerable women, children and adolescents in ways that are inclusive, accountable and sustainable.

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Cameroon Agenda

Kettie Louis
Health eVillages,
HERO Coordinator

“We don’t have an open library to go to. So, the iPad becomes our library. We can open it up anytime, and find the information we need here at hand.”

Rosadarline Bossuet, RN
Ecole Nationale dInfirmiéres des Cayes
(National School of Nursing, Cayes)

“The information on the devices is up to date and, now, even closer to us. We can avoid errors in giving medicine, which also ensures the safety of the patient.”