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Smarty Health Info Hub

Building a health-literate community

In an era plagued by misinformation, the health of young people is at risk due to a lack of reliable health education. Smarty Health Info Hub, an innovative digital platform developed by AFHEG Foundation, addresses this critical issue by offering accurate and engaging health and climate education. Through interactive features such as podcasts, games, animations, and courses, Smarty empowers youth


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Target group
Students lower
May 2024
Our mission is to cultivate a health-literate community. Through education, advocacy, and innovative initiatives, we strive to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to make informed health decisions, leading to healthier and more resilient communities.

About the innovation

Why did you create this innovation?

Smarty Health Info Hub was created to address the urgent need for reliable health education in Uganda, where 70% of the disease burden is preventable. With misinformation rampant, Smarty offers engaging, accurate health and climate information through digital tools, empowering youth to make informed decisions and fostering a health-literate community.

What does your innovation look like in practice?

In practice, Smarty Health Info Hub is a dynamic digital platform that integrates various interactive elements to educate and engage youth on health and climate change. It features podcasts, animated videos, gamified learning modules, and comprehensive online courses for students aged 10-26. These tools make learning enjoyable and accessible, ensuring complex health and climate information is easily understood. Smarty also includes peer-to-peer sessions where students discuss and learn from each other, fostering a collaborative learning environment. By partnering with schools and community organizations, Smarty is implemented in educational settings for maximum impact. Additionally, it includes in-person activities like Zumba sessions, tree planting, and health workshops to reinforce digital learning with practical experiences, empowering young people to lead healthier, more sustainable lives.

How has it been spreading?

Smarty Health Info Hub has been spreading through strategic partnerships with schools and community organizations, reaching over 50 educational institutions. Our interactive content is shared widely via social media, attracting a growing online community of engaged learners. We've conducted on-ground workshops and events, which have further amplified our reach. Collaborations with notable health organizations and endorsements from influencers have also boosted our visibility. Our peer-to-peer learning sessions have created a ripple effect, with students advocating for Smarty within their networks.

If I want to try it, what should I do?

To try Smarty Health Info Hub, visit and our organization's website Sign up for free and explore our engaging content, including podcasts, games, animations, and courses designed to educate and empower youth about health and climate change.

Implementation steps

Accessing the Platform
Accessing the Platform: Visit our website
Sign up for an account
Exploring Content:
Browse through our library of health education resources, including articles, videos, podcasts, and interactive courses.
Select a topic of interest and engage with the content by reading, watching, or listenin

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