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How to Design a Mobile Data Collection App for Scale
Learn how Terre des hommes updated the structure of their mobile data collection app to support over 4,000 healthcare workers treating 180,000 young children in 700 clinics across Burkina Faso.
November 15, 2018
4 Content Design Tips for Mobile Data Collection Apps from Save the Children
On a project with Save the Children Kenya to build a mobile data collection application for over 1,200 Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) in Bungoma County, we grappled with the issue of taking existing forms and government indicators and transforming them into a coherent, efficient service delivery and data collection app. These are the issues we faced and how you can overcome them in your own project.
November 13, 2018
How to Unlock the Power of Feedback in Mobile Data Collection
Many features of mobile data collection are well known, from automatic form submissions for faster data collection to validation conditions for more accurate data. However, there is one feature whose benefits often go overlooked: feedback mechanisms.
September 25, 2018
Why Peace Corps Cameroon Is Leveraging Mobile Data Collection in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS
Peace Corps Cameroon volunteer D'Arcy Williams shares the challenges he had with old data collection process and successes his team experienced when they switched to a new mobile data collection tool for an HTC campaign during World AIDS Day 2017.
May 29, 2018
A New Mobile Data Collection App for Clubfoot Treatment with MiracleFeet
MiracleFeet, a mission-driven organization dedicated to the delivery of proper treatment for children born with clubfoot in low- and middle-income countries, describe the benefits of their CommCare-based CAST app and their plans for further deployment by mid-2019.
May 28, 2018
Digitizing Coffee Agronomy Training & Monitoring
Monitoring and reporting on three Coffee Agronomy Projects
December 15, 2017
Technology in the Hands of Midwives: Seeing the Impact of Our Work
Partner: Asociación Corazón del Agua
August 15, 2017
In the Classroom: Real Apps for Real Global Health
Event: Fifth Annual Mobile Health Showcase
July 27, 2017
mHealth to Reduce Child Mortality in Burkina Faso
[Video] Children’s aid 2.0: can digital technology save lives in Burkina Faso?
July 5, 2017
What’s Ahead for Mobile Data Collection in Agriculture?
Q&A with Jack Hetherington, Research Program Coordinator at the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
June 15, 2017
Mobile Data Collection in Agriculture: RAID Hosts MAD Workshop
Project: Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) Hosted a Workshop on Mobile Acquired Data Apps
March 27, 2017
Tablet-based Community Health Intervention with Integrated Fingerprint Scanning
Management of unique identity in any electronic medical record (EMR) system or other longitudinal tracking systems can be a significant challenge, particularly in low resource environments.
December 7, 2016
Casa Flor Ixcaco: Using CommCare to Support Guatemalan Artisans
The blog post below is an interview with Alana Marsili - a Management and Program Analyst at USAID.
November 27, 2016
Cyclical Poo-power Programme Supported by Data Management
The Safi Sana team using CommCare on their handheld devices.
November 27, 2016
Completing the Trifecta
The Partners in Health consultant team presenting their application to improve obstetric care in Chiapas Mexico.
August 3, 2016
From Mercy Corps: BUILT TO (IM)PROVE — Leveraging Realtime M&E
This article was published by John Skelton, former program manager at Mercy Corps.
June 15, 2016
From Tostan: CommCare - A Custom Mobile Platform that is Changing the Face of Tostan’s Monitoring and Evaluation
This blog post was published by Tostan, and originally appeared on the Tostan Blog.
June 7, 2016
Touch Screens Touch Lives in Benin
March 30, 2016
Boston University Launches Online mHealth Course on Dimagi Academy
In horse racing, to win the Trifecta a bettor has to select the first three finishers of a race in the correct order of finish.
March 17, 2016
From Peace Corps Senegal: Managing Stock Levels with SMS Solution Aids Fight Against Malaria
In the fight against malaria, Senegal has been a leader in West Africa in testing new strategies and implementing innovative solutions that has resulted in a mark decrease in malaria burden.
January 25, 2016
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