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Health Center By Phone Overview

VillageReach works in Africa to transform health care delivery to reach everyone. However, reaching everyone, particularly in remote, hard-to-reach communities remains a challenge. Compounding this problem are health workforce shortages that make it difficult for...

Alôvida

Where We Work  |  Program AlôVida Since 2019, the Mozambique Ministry of Health (MISAU) has been in touch with VillageReach about helping upgrade some of the capabilities of AlôVida, the ministry’s telephone hotline providing medical-related information to...
Innovation in the Face of COVID-19

Innovation in the Face of COVID-19

In a pandemic, innovation is not an option. It is a requirement. At VillageReach, innovation has long been a core value. We believe creativity and fearless exploration are essential to developing sustainable solutions that improve the availability of health services...
Moving the Needle on Vaccine Uptake

Moving the Needle on Vaccine Uptake

Addressing vaccine hesitancy is not a new challenge in public health. But the issue has been thrust into the spotlight since COVID-19 vaccinations began, often with a myopic focus on the refusal of people to use available doses. The result? A single story that clouds...
COVID-19 and four focus areas

COVID-19 and four focus areas

Originally posted on medium.com. Listening, learning and adjusting — this has been our method of operation since the last time I provided you an update about our COVID-19 response. Our priorities have evolved and it has been a balance of internal capacity, imperative...
The Changemaker Behind CCPF

The Changemaker Behind CCPF

Patience Tchongwe always knew she would be ready to answer the call when it came to public service. When she joined Malawi’s Chipatala cha pa Foni (CCPF), or health center by phone in Chichewa, her desire to make a difference was realized. In 2015, Tchongwe became a...