Global Health Content for Local Solutions Hesperian Health Guides December 2013

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Published on March 18, 2014

Author: germainsky



Source Content for Community Health Workers, developed over 40 years.

December 12, 2013 Global Health Content for Local Solutions Source Content for Community Health Workers: You don’t have to reinvent the wheel!

40 years of content targeted to Community Health Workers General primary care Women’s health Midwifery Disability Dentistry Early childhood development Environmental health HIV Health worker training

40 years of experience supporting adaptation

Field Testing

Field Testing Jamkhed, India

HealthWiki Lightweight, flexible format that: • Is suitable for slow or intermittent Internet connectivity • Enables timely updates of medical information, allowing updates to ripple out to translations partners • Facilitates adaptation of content

Copy And paste Facilitates adaptation of content for repackaging

Navigate easily across languages

Image Library • Over 12,000 Hesperian images perfect for Community Health Workers • Online and searchable by keyword

Keyword Search Number of pages with results Metadata to refine the search

Easy to purchase and download Create a “lightbox” for your collected images

Hesperian Content in Multiple Formats Print materials Tablets and e-readers Mobile phonesOnline HealthWiki PDF downloads

Safe Pregnancy and Birth Available in English and Spanish Over 125,000 downloads from 192 countries Hesperian Mobile app Winner of the Intel Corporation and Ashoka Changemakers “She Will Innovate” competition HIFA study listed it as 1 of 7 apps (out of 1600) that empower people with access to healthcare information when faced with an emergency situation

New Where There is No Doctor • Major revision of our classic book • Will include new content to address the changing health needs of the 21st century • Envisioned to be the blueprint and source content for CHW training programs and resources around the globe • Publishing as online modules on the HealthWiki • 7 modules/ advance chapters already online and being used, and some of this content is already in 11 languages

Sarah Shannon Executive Director Hesperian Health Guides 1919 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704 (510) 845-1447 Contact Information

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