HELP System

Web/mobile portal for healthcare and telemedicine for the treatment of HIV-AIDS in Madagascar

Project start date : 10/04/2017

Last updated : 16/03/2022

Beneficiary country : Madagascar

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • 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

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Subsidies
  • Donations

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Sick people
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

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

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation


About the sponsor

Association Aide et Soins aux Malades

Aide et Soins aux Malades (ASM, assistance and care for the sick) is an association created in 2008 by the staff of the Infectious Diseases department at the Befelatanana-based Hôpital Universitaire Joseph Raseta, which is part of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire in Antananarivo, Madagascar. It is non-profit and has charity status. According to its motto Aider, c’est sauver – to help means to save – ASM’s aim is to improve the medical and social care of patients and the infrastructure and technical platforms of the Infectious Diseases department. Its mission is to help the sick, especially the poor and the needy, as well as people living with HIV in the department.

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

Country of origin : Madagascar

Contact : Sponsor website Project website


  • Laboratoire LARTIC

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • Comité National de Lutte contre le Sida (CNLS)

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Direction de lutte contre le Sida du Ministère de la Santé Publique

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Faculté de Médecine d'Antananarivo

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)