A (Preliminary) Core Dataset for Community...
Hi everyone, I’m writing to update all of you on what the Maternal Concept Lab (MCL) has been doing this past year. We received funding from the mHealth Alliance to work with three Innovation Working Group projects that are all using mobile phones to facilitate community-based antenatal care: Dimagi in India, Grameen Foundation in Ghana, and the Government of Rwanda. Andy Kanter and the Columbia...
Announcing the 2012 MCL Summer Fellows!
I am very excited to announce that Maria Freytsis CNM MPH and Marianne Muchura MD have joined the MCL team for the summer as the informatics and clinical fellows! Although there were many highly qualified candidates—and I look forward to being in touch with many of you in the future—Maria and Marianne both stood out for there strong clinical expertise and deep interest in mobile and...
Summer Fellowship with MCL and PIH
We are very excited to offer a summer fellowship through MCL and Partners In Health. We’re ready to hire ASAP, so send over your resume or CV to me if interested. The job description is below, and feel free to forward widely. This is a great opportunity to apply public health skills to the real-world challenge of using ICTs to improve health in the developing world. If you are interested in...
New MCL:Search Released!
The new version of MCL:Search has been released! In addition to finally creating a logo, there has been an almost complete re-write of the code to support a host of new features. Our goal remains to make concept dictionaries easier to use and to facilitate mapping ehealth tools to the shared MCL/CIEL dictionary. Some features, like batch searching, were created specifically to support hard core...
Welcome to the MCL Blog!
MCL is a cross-cutting project working to improve the delivery of maternal health services using technology by collaboratively making eHealth tools more reusable, evidence-based, and effective. Visit us at our main site at www.maternalconceptlab.com.