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Neurodevelopment and Autism in South Asia: Treatment and Evidence (NAMASTE)
Dimagi and Sangath collaborate for NAMASTE program, developing an app to provide home-based counseling intervention for South Asian parents of children with autism.
October 3, 2023
The Vermont Care Network/Vermont Care Partners 'Wheels and Waves' Program - Treating Opioid Use Disorder with Video Directly Observed Therapy (VDOT)
Vermont Care Network/Vermont Care Partners collaborates with SureAdhere by Dimagi to expand the Waves and Wheels Program, a telemedicine intervention approach to treat opioid use disorders in the State of Vermont.
December 14, 2022
Researcher Spotlight: Nick Tarantino, PhD
Nick Tarantino, PhD, a psychologist and Assistant Professor at Brown University, discusses his research on HIV treatment-adherence in Ghana as well as his use of gamification through mobile phones, and the challenge of making mHealth interventions locally appropriate.
December 14, 2022
Digital Health Must Invest in Local Digital Ecosystems
Donors and aid programs deploying innovative solutions tend to displace local digital ecosystems. That needs to change as the rise of technology talent in Africa necessitates the importance of fostering local tech markets and the disruptive influence that international funding can have.
September 23, 2022
Mercy Corps' Guide to Building a Digital Ecosystem for M&E at Scale
A 4-step expert guide for M&E professionals on how to choose digital tools that can support and scale successful frontline programs
July 5, 2022
Government of Jamaica Launches CommCare as COVID-19 Vaccination Management Platform
In a partnership with Dimagi, UNICEF and the Private Sector Vaccine Initiative (PSVI), the Government of Jamaica has rapidly launched a digital system to manage COVID-19 vaccine delivery across the country using CommCare.
July 28, 2021
The Value of User Testing: Supporting Community Health Workers With Digital Tools in India
Dimagi has partnered with Johnson & Johnson to explore the development of an evidence-based, free, and adaptable mobile messaging framework to boost health worker resilience.
July 27, 2021
Learning from COVID-19: How Investments in Frontline Digital Tools Now Can Prepare Us for the Next Pandemic
Dimagi, Medic, & The Rockefeller Foundation have collaborated on a report to explore how investments in digital platforms for frontline workers today can help prepare for future pandemics.
July 20, 2021
Designing Digital Tools to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy in High-Risk US Populations
As the United States moves to the next stage of pandemic response, Dimagi is working with Abt Associates and local partners to fight vaccine hesitancy in some of the country's most vulnerable populations.
June 7, 2021
Supporting Local Ownership of CommCare Solutions in Cambodia
Teuk Saat 1001 is a non-profit organization supporting rural water treatment and vending in Cambodia that has become an excellent example of a locally-owned program able to operate and make updates to their CommCare application independently.
March 3, 2021
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
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
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
Using Mobile Data Collection to Improve Life for Farmers in Haiti
Haitian management firm Papyrus S.A. partnered with BRANA, USAID, the IDB, and Dimagi to develop the supply chain for Heineken subsidiaries in Haiti, while improving the yields and livelihoods of Haitian farmers. Learn more about the app they're using to do it.
April 11, 2019
How FIGO Used Mobile Data Collection to Improve Maternal Healthcare Across Six Countries
Learn how the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is working to help the almost 214 million women of reproductive age in low-income regions who want to avoid pregnancy but have no modern way to do so.
February 19, 2019
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
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