Improve the medical follow-up of women and children in rural areas of Mali by computerizing health facilities

Project start date : 01/05/2015

Beneficiary country : Mali

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Vaccination

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Subsidies

Target audience

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

Project objectives

  • Decreased morbidity
  • Improved treatment
  • Other (please explain)

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Tablet
  • Computer
  • Other (specify)

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Other (please specify)

About the sponsor


Santé Sud is an international humanitarian organization created in 1984, dedicated to the creation and implementation of development projects in the developing world. Based on its motto “Acting without substitution”, the French NGO supports health, social and associative organizations in developing countries. Convinced that Southern countries possess the entire potential to deliver healthcare to their population, and that the choice of their development path belongs to them, Santé Sud provides support and trainings to health and social professionals who will themselves care for their countries’ populations. Santé Sud has more than 30 years’ experience in project engineering, collaborating with local actors in 26 countries in the world. The NGO operates in Mali since 1986, working on rural areas medicalization through health structures strengthening in the Koulokoro, Kayes, Sikasso, Ségou, Mopti and Bamako regions, with the installation of about 150 general practitioners in rural areas. This innovative concept, acknowledged by WHO, is implemented with constant cooperation with local authorities and with funding from the EU, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the French Development Agency, UNFPA and UNICEF.

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

Country of origin : France

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, auto-evaluated or evaluated by a related organization