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How does entertainment education fit into breastfeeding conversations?

February 1, 2021
We were thrilled when Peer Counsellors from SW Substructure and lecturers from Stellenbosch University began using our 100% Breastfed content with patients. After three months of piloting the content, we conducted informal focus group discussions to understand their experience and whether the content was well-adopted and integrated into their workload.
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Reflecting on 2020: A Message from our Founder

January 19, 2021
"I have no doubt that 2021 will be a year of recovery, continued growth, and impact." A note from Dr. Charles Prober looking back on our digital health education efforts around COVID-19 and maternal and child health in 2020.
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Investigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Maternal and Child Health Delivery in India

October 2, 2020
Noora Health and Stanford Center for Health Education’s Digital Medic Initiative began our partnership in 2018 to design and understand health behavior change within health education programs in Indian health systems. This post highlights what we’ve learned as part of our research collaboration. In mid May of this year, when Jyothi was 9 months pregnant with her first ch...
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COVID-19 Education Through mHealth Networks

June 18, 2020
by Victoria Ward, MD, Digital Medic is leveraging mHealth digital networks to rapidly distribute COVID-19 education to community health workers on the front lines. While COVID-19 poses massive threats worldwide, experts predict the pandemic will disproportionately impact the world’s most vulnerable communities. Without access to critical healthcare resources like personal p...
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5 Tips for Spotting Misinformation about COVID-19

May 28, 2020
COVID-19 does not spread alone. The virus spreads alongside medical myths and health hoaxes which create a misinfodemic — an epidemic of misinformation — that could render this crisis even more deadly. Studies show that false health news travels farther and faster than accurate information. You can protect yourself with these tools to help you separate fact from myth. When...
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