A pilot involving 65 doctors in Rwanda showed point of care answers to patient questions more than tripled to 43%, with self-reported improvement in patient outcomes. The Digital African Health Library is an integrated, smartphone-based, point-of-care decision support resource that provides evidence-based, locally relevant decision support and health information which is shown to lead to more informed patient care.
Education, Health and Technology
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Uganda, South Sudan, Somalia and 4 MoreSEE ALL
Uganda, South Sudan, Somalia, Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia and BotswanaSEE LESS
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A smartphone-accessible resource providing evidence-based, locally-relevant decision support and health information
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The University of Calgary-led project is creating an app to support bedside care by medical doctors in Africa: a smartphone-accessible resource providing evidence-based, locally-relevant decision support and health information.