Pan African Medical Journal Publishes Article Written by Danya Africa Staff on Strengthening Local Health Organizations Using Information Communication Technology

Silver Spring, Maryland (May 21, 2015)—The Pan African Medical Journal (PAMJ), a publication that provides rapid global access to high-quality Africa-centric scientific research, has published an article written by Danya Africa staff on their work on the Kenya Civil Society Portal for Health and capacity building work with local health organizations.

Danya International, Inc. (Danya), a communications, research, and technology company, worked with national-level Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to strengthen their capacity in a variety of areas including improved use of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), information communication technology (ICT) systems, and communications to increase organizational effectiveness and performance. In addition to the capacity building work, Danya developed the Kenya Civil Society Portal for Health, together with various Government of Kenya agencies, to incease the collaboration and coordination among CSOs, government agencies, and the private sector.

The article that PAMJ has published, "Using Information Communication Technologies to Increase the Institutional Capacity of Local Health Organisations in Africa: A Case Study of the Kenya Civil Society Portal for Health," reports on an evaluation of the use and perceived impact of the health portal on institutional strengthening among CSOs working in Kenya's health sector. The authors include Danya's Africa Region Vice President Aaron Sundsmo, Regional ICT Manager Charles Juma, Senior Director of Programs Dr. Boniface Maket, and Africa Regional M&E Advisor Gilbert Aluoch.

About Danya International, Inc.

Danya International is dedicated to making an impact in health, education, and food security. Danya is a leader in providing technology-enabled solutions by using innovative communications, evaluation, and technology programs. Danya is based in Silver Spring, Maryland, with offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Nairobi, Kenya. To learn more about the company, visit


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