Bike4Care'S ARCHIVE

  • Under the Bike4Care programme, health care workers of various dispensaries in Kenya are now using bicycles to ease their work. Community Health Workers in Chiga Dispensary have now been using their bicycles for 10 months. They use it to visit households to trace defaulters, deliver chlorine tablets, mosquito nets, among other public health interventions. CooP-Africa…lees verder

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  • Bike4Care is currently in the process of rolling out to Kisumu West District (Kenya). The Community Strategy Focal Person and the Medical Officer of Health think the programme would be a great boost to the maternal and child health care. Also, Community Health Workers on bicycles will have a great impact HIV and AIDS mitigation…lees verder

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  • Under the Bike4Care programme, a group of health workers in Nyalunya Kenya started using CooP-Africa bicycles in November 2012. Now, in June 2013 they are still using the bicycles, and are keeping them in good working condition. A majority reports that the project has had a great impact on their work and can now visit…lees verder

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  • {youtube}mxa6X0n2kCU|300|225{/youtube} Dr Javid Abdelmoneim traveled to Kenya’s Nyanza region to make a documentairy about the bicycles CooP-Africa distributed to community health care workers. He joins healthcare worker Kennedy for his first day of home visits on two wheels. Support CooP-Africa to give out more bicycles to Community Health Workers like Kennedy to improve health care…lees verder

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  • Bicycle mechanics from Nyanza area in Kenya have been trained to fix the specific bicycles that are issued to health care workers under the Bike4Care programme. The first part of the training took place at the Cycling Blue Workshop in Kisumu. In the second week of February the second part of the training took place…lees verder

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  • In Nyanza, Kenya, bicycle mechanics are trained to repair bicycles of health care workers. The bicycle mechanics in this projects are already working as mechanics, but are trained in the specific skills they need to fix the bicycles of the health care workers. This provides them with an income and at the same time benefits…lees verder

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  • Six bicycle mechanics from Nyanza area in Kenya are being trained to fix the specific bicycles that are issued to health care workers under the Bike4Care programme. With the help of CooP-Africa’s Bike4Care programme, medical workers in Africa use bicycles to visit patients at home. Health workers on a bicycle can visit more patients, reach…lees verder

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  • Health care workers are doing an important job for the community. They visit patients at their houses, and provide them with the necessary information or refer them to the appropriate doctors. Transport is an issue for health care workers, since most of them go on foot. In the Bike4Care programme of CooP-Africa, last week, another…lees verder

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  • A training session on bicycle repair and maintenance took place on 23rd of November for 33 health care workers in Kenya. During the training they learned among others how to fix a flat tyre and how to put a chain back on the chain wheel. After the training the health care workers took off on…lees verder

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