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Innovative online library for health action world-wide: MEDBOX.org

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Here's a new and innovative invention that could be of interest for you and your partners. MEDBOX is an innovative open-access online library aimed at improving the quality of healthcare, worldwide: www.medbox.org [...] MEDBOX is thus addressing one of the CHW challenges outlined by HIFA2015 a few weeks back: 'Question 2 - Is there a role for a central, open-access web resource of core CHW resources in different languages, which may then be adapted, further translated and re-used for different local contexts and different formats such as mobile devices phones and tablets as well as available as print-based resources?'  - YES, there is a role for that! MEDBOX is also addressing HIFA's current title story on HIFA's webpage 'People are dying for lack of knowledge'
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Friday, May 16, 2014
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Joost Butenop
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HIFA profile: Joost Butenop is a public health physician and technical advisor for humanitarian assistance and public health at the Medical Mission Institute ­ The Advisory Group for International Heallth, in Wurzburg, Germany, and the founder of MEDBOX.org. Joost is involved in advising local partner organisations during humanitarian catastrophes. He is associated academic teacher at various universities. Previously, Joost worked with various humanitarian organisations such as Médecins Sans Frontières. His focal areas are: training, primary health care, health systems, prevention and control of infectious diseases and humanitarian assistance.  joost.butenop AT medmissio.de 

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