I believe Lauren, a colleague and a much more eloquent writer than myself, is in touch with Sila about writing a blog post. We would be more than happy to share our successes and challenges as we develop ChatSalud!
As for the…"
We have gotten a semi-official (still waiting for written agreement) green light from the Ministry of Health for ChatSalud! Since we are currently going into December we expect a lag period as things sort of shut down around here,…"
I can help with the language translations and I believe the are several examples of use of this application in a acute situation. You can scan the website and Forum.
Please send more info on the scope of the project so I…"
Hello All, I am a currently Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) in Nicaragua working in the sector of Community Health and represent the committee of Proyecto ChatSalud. In conjunction with the Nicaraguan Red Cross (NRC) and the local Ministry of Health (MINSA) we aim to create a national level sexual and reproductive health (SRH) text based hotline. The project is just climbing out of its nascent stages and we are finding ourselves generating more questions daily. As far as we can tell there…See More
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I am a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in Nicaragua looking to start a sexual reproductive health hotline in Nicaragua which will serve mainly the youth and rural communities. Nicaragua has high rates of teenage pregnancy and low perceived risk of HIV transmission which are both fueled by inaccurate beliefs about pregnancy and STI transmission. Furthermore, the youth have been shown to be hesitant to approach health professionals for more information. We hope this hotline will provide a safe, anonymous and secure mode of sexual and reproductive health education.
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I am a second year Peace Corps Community Health Volunteer working in a small community called Quilali in the northern mountains of Nicaragua.