Tag Archives: mHealth

Piecing Together the Nepal Project

I wrote a blog post that was featured on VaxTrac’s website about our work in Nepal. I’m posting it here too because I haven’t yet gone into detail about the work we do at VaxTrac. Enjoy! Part I: Vial to … Continue reading

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Namaste Nepal

Namaste is my first Nepali word.  I first heard it when we arrived at the small airport in Kathmandu and a woman in front of us greeted the immigration officer by putting her two palms together as if in prayer and saying … Continue reading

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Peace Corps Volunteers in Nicaragua Create SMS-Based Health Hotline

ChatSalud was featured on the Peace Corps website! Here’s the press release from another Peace Corps blog. Peace Corps Volunteers in Nicaragua Create SMS-Based Health Hotline 1 Reply WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2014 –To empower Nicaraguans to lead healthier, safer lives, returned … Continue reading

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I’m Back

I’m back in Nicaragua! I’m working with the lovely Lindsey Leslie who served with me in the Peace Corps and now lives with me in Baltimore, as well as my friend William Garcia who is from La Dalia and taught … Continue reading

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ChatSalud @ Banco Mundial Hackathon 26-27 enero

Nishant, one of the founders of project ChatSalud, is speaking about our project to the programmers to see how we can arrive at a technical solution to eliminate domestic violence. Check out the link about the event: http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/2013/01/22/domestic-violence-hackathon-smartphone-lifesaver Nishant, uno … Continue reading

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ChatSalud: A Nicaraguan Revolution of a Different Kind

According to the International Telecommunication Union, approximately 8 out of 10 Nicaraguans have cell phones (ITU 2011).  And according to the Nicaraguan Dispatch, all 153 municipalities have cell phone coverage (17 Sept. 2012).  This means that if you live in … Continue reading

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