Chris Rottler's Blog (7)

Utilizing Social Media for International Development

(This post was originally published on Engaging Development)



As emerging information and communication technologies (ICTs) diffuse throughout the world, the transference of knowledge, ideas and

perspectives has become more seamless, instant and affordable. On the

same token, however, the ability to reach the right audiences amidst all

the noise is becoming more… Continue

Added by Chris Rottler on May 4, 2010 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Using Management and Leadership Practices to Support Knowledge Management Activities in Malawi

(This post was originally published on the K4Health Blog)



By Elizabeth Duncan McLean



One of our most critical outcomes from the three day meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, with the District and National level stakeholders, was that the group no longer saw knowledge management as a problem that’s “out there” but rather began viewing it as a challenge that they wanted to take on as…

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Added by Chris Rottler on April 14, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

How We Are Linking the Field to KM: Establishing Sustainable K4Health Learning Centers in Malawi

(This post was originally published on the K4Health Blog)



By Scott Dalessandro, Communication Specialist & Toolkit Coordinator



As my family and friends in Washington and Baltimore coped with the so-called “…

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Added by Chris Rottler on February 22, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Haiti Relief Toolkit: Essential Knowledge and Resources for Relief Efforts

In an effort to assist the thousands of aid workers in Haiti responding to the aftermath of the 7.0 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks, K4Health has published the Haiti Relief Toolkit which provides practical and technical health-related information for those on the ground.



The Haiti Relief Toolkit is a resource to help health workers respond more effectively to the earthquake relief efforts underway in… Continue

Added by Chris Rottler on January 22, 2010 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Findings on Health Information Needs in Malawi: Something for Everyone

(This post was originally published on the K4Health Blog)



By Scott Dalessandro



Whether you’re passionate about the health information needs of community health workers and policy makers in Malawi, or are interested in learning the preferred formats and methods to receive and find that information, you’re sure to find something interesting in K4Health’s latest report, Malawi: Assessment of Information… Continue

Added by Chris Rottler on January 7, 2010 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Disseminating Knowledge for Health on a Micro-Targeted Level

As emerging information and communication technologies (ICTs) diffuse throughout the world, the transference of knowledge, ideas and perspectives has become more seamless, instant and affordable. On the same token, however, the ability to reach the right audiences amidst all the noise is becoming more difficult.



ICTs have democratized publishing, allowing organizations, large and small, to sidestep traditional media outlets and step onto their own digital soapboxes and broadcast… Continue

Added by Chris Rottler on December 9, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Better Knowledge Leads to Improved Family Planning

[Cross-pollinated on the K4Health Blog during the International Family Planning Conference in Kampala, Uganda]



As the International Conference on Family Planning: Research and Best Practices gets underway in Kampala, Uganda, it’s important to remember that to increase family planning (FP) worldwide, information needs to be shared and exchanged among program managers and health service providers working on the front lines.… Continue

Added by Chris Rottler on December 4, 2009 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

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