Improving maternal and infant healthcare by using ICTs

Project start date : 30/09/2016

Last updated : 16/03/2022

Beneficiary country : Senegal

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Nutrition
  • Malaria/paludism
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Vaccination

Fields of application

  • 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.)
  • NGO
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Subsidies
  • Sales of data analysis
  • Donations
  • Other (please specify)

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Pregnant women
  • Children - adolescents (ages 6-18)
  • Young children (0-5 years)
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet

Technologies used

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

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation


About the sponsor


2S TECHNOLOGIES is a Senegalese startup specialising in the use of ICTs to develop effective solutions to improve the health of populations in Senegal and all over Africa.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Senegal

Contact : Sponsor website Project website


  • Orange

    Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

  • UNFPA(fond des nations unies d’appui à la population)

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

  • Agence nationale de la statistique et de la démographie

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

  • Ministère de la Santé et de l’action Sociale

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