Posts Tagged: #Mfangano

OHR Takes Action Against COVID

Even the most remote regions of the world are not immune to the spread of COVID-19 and our team on Mfangano Island is responding to the threat. Student interns with Organic Health Response, listed below, are helping with the  COVID-19 response on Mfangano Island. Elias Owuor, Master of Public Health (MPH) student at Maseno University… Read more »

MOMENTUM Study Publication

In March 2020, the first manuscript for the MOMENTUM study was published in Global Public Health! This paper describes the methods of the study, including our group’s approach to the challenge of measuring the “Three Delays” of obstetric emergencies in the rural setting of Mfangano, from beginning of symptom onset on Mfangano to final treatment… Read more »

Student Spotlight: UMN students take deep dive into Health Navigation and MOMENTUM Study.

During the summer of 2019, a team of three interdisciplinary health science students from the University of Minnesota traveled to Mfangano Island, Kenya. Under the mentorship of Dr. Charles Salmen they assisted with OHR’s ongoing research projects including the Health Navigation Program and MOMENTUM Study (Monitoring Maternal Emergency Navigation and Triage on Mfangano). The Health… Read more »