Super-nurses who follow WHO guidelines every day, collecting vital data

Project start date : 01/02/2017

Beneficiary country : Uganda United States of America (the)

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

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

Area where the project is utilised

  • Provincial/regional (in one region of a single country)

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
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Tablet

Technologies used

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

About the sponsor

Global Strategies

Global Strategies is a California-based NGO that sponsors local-led health programs for women and children in the developing world, with special emphasis on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, and India. It was founded 20 years ago by noted HIV researcher Arthur Ammann, who remains on the Board to the present day. The president is Dr. Joshua Bress, a neonatologist with experience practicing neonatal healthcare in Goma and elsewhere in Africa. The common thread of Global Strategies programs is integrating data collection and analysis into healthcare provision to achieve a specific end, for example to ensure that critical medications in rural clinics remain in stock.

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

Country of origin : United States of America (the)

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

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Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation