There is an unprecedented number of displaced people in the world today. The resulting mass population movement, resettlement in temporary locations and overcrowding in refugee settlements has created a global healthcare challenge.
Governments and humanitarian agencies are often unable to provide adequate support to communities overwhelmed by the influx of new populations. This can mean increased incidence of communicable diseases and otherwise preventable ailments.
The convergence of community-based healthcare workers and digital technologies can help address these challenges, so refugees can enjoy better health in stronger communities while they determine the next step in their journey.
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