Digital application to assist in the monitoring and management of sickle cell disease

Project start date : 05/04/2019

Last updated : 15/04/2024

Beneficiary country : Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Chronic diseases

Fields of application

  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • Provincial/regional (in one region of a single country)

Economic model(s)

  • Subsidies
  • Donations

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Sick people
  • Pregnant women
  • Children - adolescents (ages 6-18)
  • Young children (0-5 years)
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment
  • Other (please explain)

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently

About the sponsor

Genity Sarlu

Genity Sarlu is a start-up dedicated to providing innovative solutions to social problems affecting Congolese and Africans in areas such as health and communication.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Afghanistan

Contact : Sponsor website Project website


  • Ministère de la Santé (Programme National de Lutte contre la Drépanocytose)

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Rezo Drepano SS

    Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)