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Malawi: Healthworkers use of Frontline SMS

Kiwanja describes some of the initiatives that are using the software Frontline SMS (an collective SMS service for NGOs), such as Josh Nesbit in Malawi who's using it “to drive field communications between a local hospital and its six hundred roaming community health workers (CHWs)”.

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  • […] Media Rockstar, Brett Borders wrote about a growing digital divide. my first thought was of the growing use of mobile to share information in under-developed nations. But even as I crafted my comment, I stopped: was mobile really social […]

  • […] well along the SMS lines that was on GlobalVoicesOnline… it was called Frontline SMS… used in a medical environment tho but im pretty sure that it or something very similar could also be utilized if the Cellular […]

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