Fondation Pierre Fabre

An app to improve vaccination coverage

Main beneficiary country:
Côte d’Ivoire

About the sponsor

GROUPE IVOCARTE-ABYSHOP

GROUPE IVOCARTE-ABYSHOP is a limited company specialising in computing, ICT, and mapping systems. It is an operator for the Côte d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, for which it carries out public health assignments.

Sector: Industrial: Startups, enterprises, etc.

Country of origin: Côte d’Ivoire

The organisation has:

15
Full-Time Equivalents
9
Employees
6
Volunteers
2
Service providers

Initiative overview

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Vaccination

Stage of development:

  • Routine project/operational

Area where initiative is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Initiative start date

  • 11/01/2011

Financing

Financing method

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

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Subsidies

About the initiative

OPISMS uses awareness-raising to solve the problem of forgotten booster vaccines, as well as over-vaccination.

OPISMS’ aim is to increase vaccine coverage by sending SMS reminders of vaccination dates, and raising awareness of how important they are. It also issues online vaccination logs.

Field report of the initiative

Fields of application:

Health professional training - Patient monitoring and medical data

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

Initiative objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Improved treatment

Key figures

600000 Number of beneficiaries since launch

300 Number of users per Day

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

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

Offline use

Yes

Open Source

No

Open Data

No

Independent evaluation

No

Partners

Collaborators

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