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Life-saving Instruction for Emergencies (LIFE) Smartphone App for Training Health Workers

  1. Download the App
    Download the Android Application from Google PlayStore using the terms “ETAT” & “LIFE”
    Alternatively, get it from here: http://bit.ly/LIFE-KWTRP
  2. Test Yourself/Play Scenario
    Navigate emergency scenarios in a 3D virtual hospital and test yourself on how to manage a medical emergency.
    Play Scenario A (the first scenario) to the end at least twice when your phone data/WiFi is on.
    Each play scenario will take at most is 5 minutes, with a perfect score of 100% unlocking the next scenario. There are 3 scenarios.
  3. Evaluation & Reimbursement
    After playing the scenarios repeatedly, kindly fill out the survey here:
    http://bit.ly/LIFE-SRL

Once you have filled out the questionnaire, email CWanyama@kemri-wellcome.org for reimbursement of KES. 500 worth of airtime credit. Offer up to 30th June 2019

Universal Emergency Care Coverage in Kenya 2018-2022

The Government of Kenya is committed to fulfilling the requirements in the Constitution that guarantees all citizens the right of access to quality healthcare, including reproductive health and emergency treatment. The Ministry of Health has developed the Emergency Medical Care Policy 2018–2030 which provides a framework for the provision of an Emergency Medical Care Fund and establishment of an efficient Emergency Medical Care System for all.

Thoraco-Lumbar X-ray Interpretation

  1. Check it’s an adequate view
  2. Know your anatomy
  3. Check the alignment
  4. Look for loss of vertebral height
  5. Look for widened inter-spinous or inter-pedicle distance and check the processes
  6. Check for translation/rotation or distraction
  7. Know the common types of fractures