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Innovation at Dimagi, Part 2: How We Increased the Value of Failure
In the second post in our Innovation at Dimagi series, CEO Jonathan Jackson explains how we reformed our approach to innovation and exploration at Dimagi and how it gives us greater confidence in the results of our tests.
January 11, 2021
Reflecting on 2020
Dimagi CEO Jonathan Jackson reflects on a year filled with uncertainty, challenges, inspiring partners, and no small amount of hard work.
January 4, 2021
Equitable Vaccine Delivery: What Our Obstacles Are and How to Overcome Them
As viable COVID-19 vaccines become available, the tools we use to ensure the equitable delivery of those vaccines will determine whether we can overcome the challenges that accompany them.
December 21, 2020
Innovation at Dimagi, Part 1: The Life of a Dedicated Entrepreneur on the Inside
In a new series on our unique approach to innovation at Dimagi, our Senior Director of New Business Shabnam Aggarwal discusses her role as a dedicated entrepreneur within the company.
December 14, 2020
Join Us at the Global Digital Health Forum 2020
Dimagi will be well represented at this year's Global Digital Health Forum with eight members of our team speaking alongside many of our partners in nine sessions.
November 30, 2020
Now Is the Time to Develop Digital Global Goods for Equitable Vaccine Delivery
To support the next phase of COVID-19 response, Dimagi is actively developing an open-source digital global good solution that will track and support every client before, during, and after the vaccination process.
November 10, 2020
How Dimagi Is Helping to Fight Tuberculosis Around the World
While tuberculosis (TB) incidence has decreased worldwide, low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) still bear the greatest burden. That's why Dimagi is working with governments and implementing partners around the world to fight the disease.
October 19, 2020
A National-Scale mHealth Program for South Africa
Supported by CommCare, South Africa's WBPHCOT program focuses on improving nutrition, reproductive health, primary care, and social services across the country.
October 15, 2020
USAID Highlights CommCare Nutrition Projects From Around the World
A new USAID Advancing Nutrition report features CommCare-supported projects in Africa, South America, and Asia.
October 13, 2020
MiracleFeet: Managing a Worldwide Network of Providers in the Time of COVID-19
MiracleFeet uses CommCare to track their partners' treatment of ClubFoot around the world. In this Q&A, MiracleFeet Co-Founder & CEO Chesca Colloredo-Mansfield explains MiracleFeet's work and how it has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 28, 2020
The Success of the Great Reset Depends on Social Enterprises
Dimagi CEO Jonathan Jackson shares highlights from a joint-post with other members of the COVID Response Alliance on the World Economic Forum blog.
September 23, 2020
USAID’s Global Health Innovation Index Highlights Dimagi
USAID's Global Health Innovation Index is an annual evaluation from the Center for Innovation and Impact. This year, CommCare was highlighted as a "potential game changer."
September 16, 2020
How Dimagi Helps Deliver Impact Remotely
Due to the pandemic, Dimagi has shifted to a fully remote project execution approach to ensure we continue to deliver maximum impact while keeping our team and partners safe.
September 9, 2020
Supporting COVID-19 Response Across Africa
With the coronavirus continuing to spread across the continent, Dimagi is partnering directly with NGOs and ministries of health across Africa to help implement CommCare for everything from workplace screening to facility readiness and contact tracing.
August 18, 2020
Powering scalable, fast, and secure contact tracing solutions with AWS
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is committed to helping their customers address the challenges brought about by COVID-19. In this post, originally shared on their Public Sector Blog, highlights Dimagi's work with the New York State Department of Health in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 7, 2020
A Human-Centered Approach to Digital Contact Tracing Programs
Anne Liu, an expert on mobile tools for disease surveillance, shares her experience supporting the Government of Guinea in launching a national digital contact tracing program during the 2014 Ebola epidemic.
July 27, 2020
Johns Hopkins Selects CommCare As Leading Digital Solution for Contact Tracing
In a recent assessment of digital solutions for COVID-19 response, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health highlighted CommCare for its existing deployments, flexibility, and ease of use.
July 23, 2020
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.
June 15, 2020
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