Practice Areas

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  • Developed an mHealth application focussing on sexual and reproductive health. Winner of the USAID Family Planning Grand Challenge (CAMTECH Jugaadathon 2015), Special Mention from the UNESCO SRH Innovation Awards – to be launched shortly.
  • Advised the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and BMGF on the scalability of specific mHealth and eHealth interventions in India
  • Conducted an assessment of SmartCare –  an electronic health record system in Zambia
  • Developed the strategy paper and workplan for Digital Green’s Virtual Training Institute – an online capacity building and quality assurance platform

Implementation Research

 

 

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Strategic support

  • Advised the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and BMGF on the scalability of specific mHealth and eHealth interventions in India
  • Developed the strategy paper and workplan for Digital Green’s Virtual Training Institute – an online capacity building and quality assurance platform
  • Wrote and implemented a knowledge management and scale up strategy for the BMGF funded Sukshema Project – a maternal and child health project.
  • For the MLE Project – set up a listserv and website to support an M&E training, and wrote a topic paper about how KM can support data use (see publications).
  • While at UNICEF Bangladesh Country Office – developed a KM strategy for the Planning Division.

 

Strategic communication

  • Writes reports, briefs, develops PowerPoint slides and produces other communication materials – carefully tailored to the purpose and information seeking habits of the target audience (see publications).

 

 

 

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  • Worked with the SNEH Project to map current practice in Human Resources for Health Management Information Systems across ten different states in India.
  • Created capacity building materials for the mainstreaming of TB services for the PATH India TB Project
  • Providing technical assistance for building the capacity of the nursing cadre through computer-based platforms in Maharashtra
  • Developed the strategy paper and workplan for Digital Green’s Virtual Training Institute – an online capacity building and quality assurance platform

 

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Data Use

  • Most work has involved a component of promoting data use, either through strategic communication, stakeholder engagement or assessing current data use practices.

 

 

 

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Capacity building

  • Developed the strategy paper for Digital Green’s Virtual Training Institute – an online capacity building and quality assurance platform
  • Designed facilitators guides, activities and training modules for basic M&E, and TB under RNTCP.
  • In 2009, designed and ran a beginners M&E course at the Urban Health Conference in Nairobi.
  • Prior to public health career – worked as a teacher of English as a foreign language to adults.

 

For more details, you can or connect with her on LinkedIn, or email to request a copy of her cv: annaschurmann @ gmail.com