District Nutrition Monitoring System

Platform to register and routinely monitor nutritional parameters of malnourished children and to track risk factor

Project start date : 05/04/2016

Beneficiary country : Sri Lanka

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Nutrition

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • 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

  • Intergovernmental or international agency

Area where the project is utilised

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

Economic model(s)

  • Donations
  • Other (please specify)

Target audience

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

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka

This is a not for profit organization working for betterment of using eHealth in Sri Lanka.

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : Sri Lanka

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, auto-evaluated or evaluated by a related organization



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