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Digital African Health Library

http://www.ucalgary.ca/

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CLAIM IT
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.

Registered in Canada.

Focus Areas:

Education, Health and Technology

Education, Health and TechnologySEE LESS

Implemented In:

Uganda, South Sudan, Somalia and 4 MoreSEE ALL

Uganda, South Sudan, Somalia, Rwanda, Kenya, Ethiopia and BotswanaSEE LESS

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Countries Implemented In
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Innovation Description

A smartphone-accessible resource providing evidence-based, locally-relevant decision support and health information
How does your innovation work?
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.

Milestones

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Botswana
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Somalia
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South Sudan
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Uganda