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On May 21, during the 71st World Health Assembly, member states adopted a new digital health resolution. It urges member states to better utilize digital technologies as a means of promoting equitable, affordable universal health coverage (UHC), including reaching vulnerable populations. The resolution also calls on members to analyze the implications of digital health to achieve health related sustainable development goals.

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{Photo credit: Peter Mbago/MSH}Two health tutors assess a nurse for undertaking task-sharing activities in Bagamoyo District.Photo credit: Peter Mbago/MSH

Tanzania’s Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly, and Children (MOH) is committed to addressing the country’s critical shortage of health care workers. To this end it endorsed a task-sharing approach in January 2016 to optimize use of existing staff to accelerate universal health coverage, improve delivery of HIV/ AIDS services, and address other health needs.

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June 04, 2018 - June 08, 2018

Microlearning Seminar Those of us working in global health rely on evidence to design and modify our health programs. Yet setting up strong systems to capture important data, information, and knowledge—and finally—translating that learning into programs, is easier said than done. Learn More and Register on LeaderNet

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