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Global Health eLearning: Examining the Effects of Blended Learning Models on Knowledge Application and Retention

To understand how various learning modes can affect knowledge retention and application, the Knowledge for Health Project conducted a cross-sectional study. This February 2017 research brief documents that study, which determined that blended learning is an important strategy to strengthen learning outcomes and application of knowledge among health professionals in lower- and middle-income countries.

Examining the Impact of Knowledge Management Interventions: The Knowledge for Health East Africa Field Project

This February 2017 research brief documents a test of the effects of knowledge management interventions at the field level. The Knowledge for Health Project conducted a baseline and endline study focused on the East, Central, and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC). The inquiry determined that knowledge management interventions positively improved effectiveness and efficiency of knowledge sharing and use of knowledge management techniques among ECSA-HC staff members.

Bangladesh Knowledge Management Initiative: Effects of a Digital Health Training Package on Client Family Planning Behaviors

This February 2017 research brief describes a cross-sectional study conducted by the Knowledge for Health Project to test the effects of a digital health training package on family planning behaviors in Bangladesh. The study found that:

Use of Interactive Voice Response for Professional Development in Kenya

In 2013, IntraHealth International’s CapacityPlus project, funded by USAID, developed an IVR training platform for health professionals in Senegal. Beginning in October 2015, building on this experience, K4Health collaborated with Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) in Kitui, the Kitui District Hospital, and IntraHealth Kenya to develop and deliver a similar IVR family planning reinforcement training to 233 students and health care providers in Kenya. 

WhatsApp as a Platform for Continuing Professional Development

In August 2016, the Knowledge for Health Project tested the WhatsApp Messenger platform as a mode to deliver family planning continued professional development training content to Kenyan health workers and promote knowledge exchange and discussion. 

End of Project Report: K4Health East Africa Field Support

The Knowledge for Health Project provided knowledge management capacity strengthening services to a variety of organizations in East Africa, 2014-2019. This report covers work with the East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC), East African Community (EAC) Secretariat Health Department, East Africa Health Research Commission (EAHRC), Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). 

End of Project Report: K4Health Eastern and Southern Caribbean Field Support

The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project provided knowledge management capacity strengthening to the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), 2016-2019.

How to Hold a Successful Share Fair (2nd Ed.)

This 40-page guide, developed in 2016, is a reference tool for those who wish to bring together a group of people to share what they know, strengthen and support each other’s knowledge management capacity, and create a forum for learning about and adapting knowledge management strategies and tools. The guide offers a simple and effective approach to organizing a knowledge share fair. The approach will help you:

How to Hold a Successful Share Fair (2nd Ed.)

This 40-page guide is a reference tool for public health or international development professionals who wish to bring together a group of people to share what they know, strengthen and support each other’s knowledge management capacity, and create a forum for learning about and adapting knowledge management strategies and tools. The guide offers a simple and effective approach to organizing a knowledge share fair. The approach will help you:

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