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The findings come from the latest update of the KAP COVID dashboard, which presents data from a global survey of knowledge, attitudes and practices around COVID-19. Users can access unique pages for each of the countries surveyed and disaggregate findings by sex, age, education level and residence.
“Until we have a safe and effective vaccine, behavior change is the only tool we have to stem the spread of the virus,” says CCP’s Susan Krenn. “This COVID dashboard will help us more efficiently focus our behavior change efforts.”
CCP works on the Demographic and Health Surveys to help stakeholders and decision-makers use data to make choices that help improve and protect the lives of women and girls in places like Ghana, India, Nigeria and Pakistan.
“It’s quick and it’s easy. It reduces work for health workers and improves the client’s experience at the same time,” says CCP’s Thomas Ofem. “It’s making decisions in real time and getting results.”
The same phone technology that allows us to “press 1 to make a same-day appointment” can be used to get spouses in Africa to talk to each other about family planning and increase the use of modern contraception.
We are living in a digital age. Inexpensive technologies and investments in low-cost or open-access platforms, combined with political will and private sector engagement, have unlocked new opportunities to use digital tools to improve health and wellbeing for millions of people. With this in mind,
The third annual Global Digital Health Forum (formerly the Global mHealth Forum) will be held December 13-14 2016 at the Gaylord Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland. Co-organized by the Global Digital Health Network and the Personal Connected Health Alliance, supported by USAID and other
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