One-on-one with Dr. Michael Hawkes: AFYA-chat

Afya, in Swahili means health. This Afya-chat program helps to find and treat people with non-communicable diseases in rural Kenya. Non-communicable diseases are rising as the leading cause of death worldwide. 

You can read about Afya-chat in an article titled "Community-based screening
for cardiovascular risk using a novel mHealth tool in rural Kenya", which will be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics.