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Mobilising medical support

Many developing countries, faced with a drastic shortage of trained medical personnel, increasingly rely on community health workers to provide at least a basic level of ca...

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The best of health

How do rural communities benefit from e-health? E-health can benefit rural communities in so many ways. It is only when you are healthy that you can sustain work on the la...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Radio

Shea quality..

The Star Shea Network brings together rural women’s groups that specialise in harvesting and processing nuts from the shea tree. The network helps more than 3,0.....

Increasing the flow of data..

GIS improves rainfall data collection and information services in West Africa...

Chad: Community radio for r.....

Audy Magazine, a monthly magazine for women in Chad, worked in collaboration with two local NGOs, the Centre d’Etude, de Formation et d’Appui aux Initiatives de.....

Getting the right price..

By making market information available on the internet, local radio and mobile phones, a network of village information centres has helped to improve farmers’ inc......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 66 - A future for telecentres

Diversify to survive..

Public–private partnerships revive Botswana’s telecentre programme...

A service to the community..

A Kenyan resource centre uses ICTs to gather and share agricultural information...

Support at the centre..

Information centres in Ghana overcome challenges to serve rural communities...

A model of sustainability..

A new approach to telecentres in South Africa focuses on collaboration and partnerships...

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