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Riders for Health End of Year Review 2020

Providing world-class vehicle management and healthcare mobilisation services to African nations, Riders were on the front line as the nations we work in responded to the outbreak COVID-19. 

News: Lesotho

Extending our service in Lesotho to tackle COVID-19

Lesotho reported its first case of COVID-19 on 13th May, the last African country to do so. Numbers of cases are are rising and deaths are being reported daily. Two Wheels have been able to help fight the challenge faced by the Lesotho programme with motorcycles, ambulances, training, digital services and additional staff.

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Working with DataKind to save time, and lives

We have partnered with DataKind as part of our digital transformation programme to explore new and powerful ways to produce digital data from handwritten forms in an aim to create greater efficiencies in their healthcare delivery service and allow them to reach patients faster and more efficiently.

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How bikes save lives and prevent disease outbreaks in Liberia

Managing transportation logistics are critical for keeping outbreaks at bay. The Liberian Ministry of Health now contracts with Riders for Health to manage its transportation logistics and fleet of vehicles. In 2017, they responded to 40 outbreaks identified across the country. These outbreaks could have spread widely had samples not reached the laboratories quickly.

Ken Diko, Jogob Gassama, New app based entry systems
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Riders’ digital transformation

We are transforming how we collect and analyse data to allow health workers to have more time to spend in communities, to save money and time on data administration improve our service to save more lives in the countries where we work.

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Film: Riders for Health, The Gambia

Therese Drammeh, Country Director of Riders for Health The Gambia talks about some of the issues the country faces and about how the Riders solution.