Integrated e-Diagnostic Approach (IeDA) in Burkina Faso and Mali

Improving the quality of medical consultation for children in rural clinics in Burkina Faso and Mali.

Project start date : 01/01/2014

Beneficiary country : Burkina Faso Mali

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Malaria/paludism
  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies
  • Vaccination

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

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)
  • Intergovernmental or international agency

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

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

Target audience

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

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Tablet

Technologies used

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

About the sponsor

Terre des hommes, Lausanne

Largest Swiss Children’s Aid Organization, Terre des hommes Lausanne improves the health and protection of some 4.2 million children and their families every year in 38 countries.

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

Country of origin : Afghanistan

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently


  • Dimagi

    Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

  • London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • Faculté de Medecine de Geneve

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)