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In the News

This page features the latest media, news, and stories about mHero.

Three Early Digital Health COVID-19 Response Success Stories

mHero was featured in this piece as an early digital health success story for COVID-19 response.

3 Ways Our Tools and Teams around the World Are Combatting COVID-19

From everyday infection prevention to repurposing Ebola response, these approaches - including mHero - are helping health systems manage the coronavirus threat.

10 Global Digital Health Solutions for International Coronavirus Response

mHero was included on a recent list of existing tools and resources that can be deployed (or are already deployed) for COVID-19 response.

'Fighting Ebola with Information' report now available

What can be learned from the use of data, information, and digital technologies, such as mobile-based systems and internet connectivity, during the Ebola outbreak response in West Africa?

Scaling Up: My mHero Journey in Monrovia, Liberia

By Aghonkhese Oaiya

Getting Out of the Way So Countries Can Lead: Takeaways from facilitating the Sierra Leone HIS Interoperability Workshop in Freetown

By Amanda Puckett BenDor & Brian Taliesin

Arriving at Lungi International Airport in Sierra Leone is an adventure.  After clearing immigration and collecting your bags, you must take a sea taxi to cross the Sierra Leone River to get to Freetown. In early August, we took this route along with a number of experts in health information systems (HIS) to facilitate the first ever Sierra Leone HIS Interoperability Workshop held August 2 – 4, 2016.

mHero for Learning: mPowering’s Take on Integrating Training Materials into mHero

By Carolyn Moore

The story of mHero illustrates how simple mobile technology can connect frontline health workers to supervisors, information, and each other. This year, mPowering Frontline Health Workers (mPowering) collaborated with IntraHealth Interational’s mHero team to understand how this same connection could help health workers access training and educational materials on their mobile devices.

Sierra Leone Successfully Tests mHero

Sierra Leone has successfully tested the mHero platform. The Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) sent a health worker validation message to more than 8,000 health workers across the country. Much like the mHero pilot test in Liberia, the initial messages sent were designed to confirm health worker information, which can be used to update iHRIS, the human resources information system used by the MOHS.