iLab Southeast Asia

To design, develop [&] deploy technology solutions for improved health [&] development

Project start date : 01/09/2008

Beneficiary country : Cambodia Viet Nam Lao People's Democratic Republic (the) Myanmar

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Nutrition
  • Malaria/paludism
  • Infectious diseases
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Emergency services

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

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

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)
  • Entire population

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

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

About the sponsor


InSTEDD is a design and technology non-profit that works in the areas of health, humanitarian response and sustainable development. The InSTEDD team of program managers, designers and engineers help NGOs, governments and private sector companies choose, integrate and implement technologies to maximize the social impact of their work. InSTEDD’s work is global, with a focus on low-income countries and serving the most vulnerable populations.

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

Country of origin : United States of America (the)

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation



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