Auto-Visual AFP Detection and Reporting (AVADAR)

Improving the timeliness and accuracy of AFP Surveillance

Project start date : 01/08/2016

Last updated : 16/03/2022

Beneficiary country : Nigeria Liberia Sierra Leone Chad Cameroon Niger (the)

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health

Fields of application

  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)

Stage of development

Financing method

  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

  • Donations

Target audience

  • Young children (0-5 years)

Project objectives

Materials used

  • Smartphone

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


About the sponsor

eHealth Africa

Founded in 2009, eHA’s mission is to build stronger health systems through the design and implementation of data-driven solutions that respond to local needs and provide underserved communities with tools to lead healthier lives. Based in Africa, eHA achieves its mission through establishing new standards in health delivery and emergency response through the integration of information, technology, and operations.
eHA has country offices in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Germany and works across West Africa and are currently executing projects in many countries in the region, including Chad, Cameroon, DRC, Niger, and others. eHealth Africa has over 700 staff working across these offices and project offices. Leveraging an integrated approach as much as possible, eHA focuses on the following 5 areas:

Health Delivery Systems
Public Health Emergency Management Systems
Disease Surveillance Systems
Laboratory [&] Diagnostic Systems
Nutrition [&] Food Security Systems

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : Nigeria

Contact : Sponsor website Project website