Shortlisted – European Union Health Innovation Award

2015-10-12 11.48.20 amYet again, another piece of work we started has been shortlisted for an EU Health Innovation Award. The project relates to a digital toolkit designed to provide a virtual classroom, and which has been used to train health care workers about infection prevention and control in countries affected by Ebola, has been shortlisted for the European Union Health Innovation Award.

The project has collaboratively evolved and developed jointly by Masanga UK, the Masanga Mentor Ebola Initiative (MMEI) and Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PU PSMD), and funded from donations to the 2014 Telegraph Christmas Appeal, ebuddi© is accessible on a tablet and can be adapted to reflect different cultures and languages.

The skills taught via ebuddi© not only protect both the health worker and the patient, but also provide safety for families and communities – in turn improving the resilience of local health systems (See here for Further details)

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