PANDA (Pregnancy and Newborn Diagnostic Assessment)

Bringing together prevention, screening and diagnostic services to provide high quality, inclusive pre- and post-natal care to the most remote and vulnerable communities

Project start date : 07/01/2014

Beneficiary country : Italy Madagascar Burkina Faso Tanzania, United Republic of

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Sexual and reproductive health

Fields of application

  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

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)

Target audience

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

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Computer

Technologies used

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

About the sponsor

Terre Innovative HealthCare srl

Distance and poverty present significant obstacles to quality healthcare for millions of people around the world. At Terre Innovative HealthCare we believe that mobile technology can help bridge this gap. We specialise in the conception, realisation and implementation of mobile health (mhealth) systems to render preventative and diagnostic services accessible to those living in remote, hard-to-reach and underserved areas. Our icon-based mhealth applications enable doctors, midwives and community health workers to collaborate across traditional boundaries to provide high quality healthcare services to vulnerable populations and foster the wellbeing of individuals and communities.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin :

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, auto-evaluated or evaluated by a related organization


  • Modena and Reggio Emilia University-Italy

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • University of Dodoma UDOM-Tanzania

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • University Hospitals of Geneva

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • Geneva

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Switzerland

  • Harvard School of Public Health