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ghdLAB toolkit: the benefits of point-of-care technology in low resource settings

April 5, 2011

What are the key issues, costs and benefits of point-of-care electronic data systems in low resource settings? A case study using the example Baobab Health’s technology for ART clinics in Malawi Reflecting on the value of data in health care delivery, Ellen Tompsett, one of four MIT Sloan students working in Malawi in 2009 on more »

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ghdLAB toolkit: launching an emergency call center for KenCall

April 4, 2011

A guide to the issues and steps in the process of launching an emergency call center in a resource-poor setting based on the experience of a student project with KenCall in 2010 written by Hassani Turner, MIT Sloan School of Management MBA Class of 2010 Global Health Delivery Lab at MIT is a course that more »

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ghdLAB toolkit: nurse staffing model for Warmbath’s Hospital

April 4, 2011

Determining staffing needs for Warmbath’s 36-bed Maternity Unit Presenting a tool created by an MIT student team for optimizing staffing in a clinical setting Warmbaths Hospital is a 133‐bed public district hospital in the rural Limpopo Province of South Africa. Each month, the hospital sees roughly 3000 outpatients, 1000 surgical inpatient‐days, 600 medical inpatient‐days, and more »

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ghdLAB toolkit: conducting strategic planning

March 25, 2011

Strategy for a rural community health program: An overview of MIT students’ 2009 strategic analysis and planning for a participatory organization serving multiple needs in rural Uganda. Kyetume Community-Based Health Care Programme (Kyetume or KCBHCP) was founded in 1994 to serve local residents of the Ntenjeru and Nakisunga sub-counties of the Mukono South county in Uganda, more »

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ghdLAB toolkit: best practices for small clinics

February 10, 2011

Operational and strategic assessment for Kampala Family Clinic in Uganda A capsule case report of analysis for improvement in finance, operations, marketing, and information technology Kampala Family Clinic (KFC) was founded in 2004 by two Ugandan entrepreneurs to provide quality, affordable healthcare to the growing middle class in the city of Kampala, Uganda.  The clinic grew quickly more »

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Improving Operational Efficiency in a Small Practice: Muthaiga Pediatrics

January 19, 2010

This GlobalHealth Lab project overview presents the experience of a team of MIT students who worked with Muthaiga Pediatrics in Nairobi, Kenya. GlobalHealth Lab is a graduate class at MIT Sloan School of Management that takes on practical challenges at the front lines of healthcare delivery in Africa and South Asia via carefully designed collaborative more »

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