Few evaluation studies have sought to understand the effectiveness of using a mobile platform to improve health worker motivation. This project evaluation slidedoc seeks to understand the effect of the Care Community Hub (CCH) project on community health nurses' (CHNs) motivation in the project areas, examining the pathways through which a smartphone application, "CHN on the Go," influenced the outcome.
The Care Community Hub project aimed to provide the government of Ghana with an innovative solution to address barriers in health worker motivation through the use of information and communications technology (ICT) via the CHN on the Go app.
The Care Community Hub (CCH) project was part of Innovations for Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health (Innovations), an initiative led by Concern Worldwide that seeks to identify, support, and field-test bold innovative ways to overcome barriers to delivering proven solutions to women and children. Grameen Foundation, the implementing organization, led the design of the app, using a human-centered design approach, the development of the app, and the implementation of the CCH project in Ghana. JSI served as the global research partner for the initiative.
Soumya Alva and Sophia Magalona, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc./Initiatives. 2016.