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Personnel development for population and reproductive health

Stakeholders Meeting MHealth


From the 8th to 12th of JulyACDEP traveled to the 5 member organization of ACDEP who are part of the health program. The reason for the visit was to identify challenges and prepare all stakeholders with the upcoming distribution of mobile phones as planned for September 2013. The invited participants varied from peer educators to coordinators, from teachers to clinic staff members, from traditional birth attendances to traditional medical practitioners and their secretaries & from the head of the clinic to chiefs and opinion leaders.

With the mHealth project, ACDEP aims to improve the health status of the rural population of communities in Northern Ghana through an improved and efficient healthcare delivery services. ACDEP aims to achieve this improvement through the use of mobile phones and SMS and voice services by TMPs, TBAs and peer educators. Before sending out these messages, it is important that everyone who is part of the project is:

Involve the partners in the discussion about ownership and policy.
Prepare the organisations for the distribution of the mobile phones and to offer support if necessary.
Activity Details
Planned Date:
08/06/2013 to 12/06/2013
Actual Due Date:
08/06/2013 to 12/06/2013
Aid Type:
Sector budget support
Tied Status:
Finance Type:
Flow Type:
Other flows
Collaboration Type:
Bilateral, core contributions to NGOs and other private bodies / PPPs
Policy Marker:
Participatory Development/Good Governance
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