Better Immunization Data (BID) Initiative

The Initiative is grounded in the belief that data will lead to better health outcomes.

Project start date : 24/05/2013

Beneficiary country : Zambia Tanzania, United Republic of

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Nutrition
  • Vaccination

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Patient monitoring and medical data
  • Other(s) (specify)

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

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

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

  • Donations
  • Other (please specify)

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Young children (0-5 years)

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

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

About the sponsor


PATH is an international non-profit organization in global health innovation, that creates breakthrough health solutions with global impact. PATH is specialized in navigating the hurdles that can keep those solutions from reaching the people who need them most. To do so, PATH mobilizes thousands of partners – across sectors, borders, and disciplines – to give people tools to transform their own health and futures. PATH accelerates innovation across five platforms – vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system service innovations – that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. PATH works in more than 70 countries, mostly in Africa and Asia. The staff of more than 1,400 includes experts in a wide range of disciplines, from science and clinical evaluation to business strategy and digital health. More than half of the staff members work in the countries PATH serve, and more than 95 percent of our in-country staff are nationals. PATH’s work improves the health of hundreds of millions of people — an average of 150 millions per year, in each of the last five years.

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : Zambia

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently


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