Passion data collection application

Collecting patient’s information

Project start date : 15/06/2018

Last updated : 16/03/2022

Beneficiary country : Lao People's Democratic Republic (the)

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Cardiovascular illnesses
  • Emergency services

Fields of application

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

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

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

Area where the project is utilised

  • Local (in one city/town/village)

Economic model(s)

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Sick people
  • Dependents/persons with disabilities
  • Pregnant women
  • Children - adolescents (ages 6-18)
  • Young children (0-5 years)

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment
  • Other (please explain)

Materials used

  • Smartphone
  • Tablet

Technologies used

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

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation


About the sponsor

Vientiane Rescue 1623

Vientiane Rescue is the first ambulance and rescue service organization in Lao PDR. It was founded in 2010. At the time, in Vientiane, road traffic accident victims were left dying on the road side.
Today Vientiane Rescue is the biggest emergency organization in Lao PDR, with 15 Emergency Medical Technicians, 510 First Responders, the country’s first hydraulic rescue team, the country’s first scuba diving rescue team, the country’s first search and rescue team, a team of fire fighters and a fire truck, 22 vehicles and a boat and 10,000 lives saved per year (2019 projection).

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

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Contact : Sponsor website Project website



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