The ICT4D Corner
The intersection of technology
and social good.
Port of Entry App: A Patient Screening Tool for COVID-19 Response
As more countries begin to open their borders, Dimagi has developed a Port of Entry Surveillance application designed to screen travelers for COVID-19 risk factors and symptoms at air, sea, rail, and land ports of entry.
July 14, 2020
Healthcare Provider Training: A Mobile Tool for COVID-19 Workers
The Healthcare Provider Training & Monitoring template application offers the frontline workers responding to COVID-19 easy access to resources for education, training, risk assessment, and symptom screening.
June 17, 2020
Dimagi and Partners Develop Digital Resources to Support Infants Affected by the Opioid Epidemic
Dimagi is leading a federally-funded project to develop digital tools for the care of infants with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and has recently a new online course with Harvard Medical School.
Dimagi Partner Blog
June 15, 2020
Facility Readiness: A Mobile Stock Tracking Aid for COVID-19 Response
The Facility Readiness template application supports facilities responding to COVID-19 to assess their readiness and keep track of vital stock.
June 10, 2020
New Template BI Tools to Support COVID-19 Response
To help our partners rapidly set up their COVID-19 data pipelines, Dimagi is developing template dashboards across our partners’ most common BI tools that can be easily connected via CommCare’s built-in integration features.
May 11, 2020
Dimagi-Supported Project Announced As Part of 2020 Audacious Project
Today, TED announced that a joint effort between the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the African Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Dimagi, Fathom Information Design, and MASS Design will be a part of this year’s Audacious Project – a collaborative funding initiative targeting big, bold solutions to the world’s most urgent challenges.
May 11, 2020
Template Applications to Support All Phases of COVID-19 Response
To support organizations coordinating COVID-19 response around the world, Dimagi is developing a collection of free template CommCare applications to support the various phases of COVID-19 response.
April 27, 2020
Dimagi Partners with the City of San Francisco to Launch COVID-19 Technology
Dimagi is working with the City of San Francisco, Department of Public Health and the University of California - San Francisco to support contact tracing across the city as part of their COVID-19 response efforts.
April 15, 2020
“There’s no choice but to act now” - WHO Contact Tracing template app available today
Every day that we are not responding to this crisis in full force will cost lives.
March 19, 2020
WHO COVID-19 contact tracing template application released
To support organizations who are coordinating COVID-19 response, yesterday we released a free template application which implements the full World Health Organization’s FFX protocol for case reporting and contact tracing.
March 19, 2020
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What Every Developer Should Know About CouchDB
A little more than five years ago, I started working with CouchDB. I had recently joined Dimagi, and before I arrived on the scene, Dimagi had found some success using CouchDB in one of our largest projects at the time, an offline EMR in Zambia. We chose CouchDB because of its replication capabilities, which let us keep data
March 29, 2016
New CommCare Form Builder Improvements Released
The CommCare team is excited to roll out some improvements to the CommCare form builder today. The following changes simplify the way users interact with the form builder. We updated the following in the form builder: the top-level navigation, question properties, and multi-select checkboxes. Read below to learn more! 1) Top-level navigation Here’s a blank
March 3, 2017