Using ICT to reduce mortality due to a lack of blood in health facilities

Project start date : 02/05/2015

Last updated : 04/09/2023

Beneficiary country : Senegal

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Chronic diseases
  • Emergency services

Fields of application

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

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

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

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Subsidies
  • Advertising

Target audience

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

Project objectives

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

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • 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

Yes, auto-evaluated or evaluated by a related organization

About the sponsor

Diambars Mobile

Diambars Mobile is a technological start-up offering innovative and high social impact services based on mobile (SMS, mobile applications), the Web and free software.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Senegal

Contact : Sponsor website Project website


  • TIGO

    Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

  • Reach for Change

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

  • Centre National de Transfusion Sanguine

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • La Marquise

    Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)