Updated Jan 16, 2018

Putting a “telepsychiatrist” in communities in the Union of Comoros

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Offer mental health training to health workers and use mobile phones to connect patients for psychiatric consultation. Computer tablets and mobile apps will be used for reporting and to inform the public.
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This project will offer mental health training to health workers and will connect patients for psychiatric consultation via mobile phone. Computer tablets ...
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Offer mental health training to health workers and use mobile phones to connect patients for psychiatric consultation. Computer tablets and mobile apps will be used for reporting and to inform the public.
How does your innovation work?
This project will offer mental health training to health workers and will connect patients for psychiatric consultation via mobile phone. Computer tablets will be used for weekly reporting and mobile apps deployed to help inform the local public about mental health issues. Project aim: on the main island of the Union of Comoros, to reduce by 30% in 18 months the number of schizophrenia and epilepsy patients who receive no treatment at all. 
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Stage 2: Research & Development

About 45% of the 800,000 citizens of the Union of Comoros live below the poverty line. The UN's Human Development Index ranks the country 163rd of 187. On the country's main island, Grande Comore, the Bambao Itsandra district (population 60,000) has an estimated 600 people with epilepsy and 600 with schizophrenia. There is just one psychiatrist working in the country.
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Health, Digital Development, Monitoring & Evaluation and 3 MoreSEE ALL

Health, Digital Development, Monitoring & Evaluation, Social and Behavior Change, Digital Inclusion & Connectivity and TechnologySEE LESS

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Comoros

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Dec 2013
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Comoros