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CommCare Grant Awardee Series - Introduction
Learn more about our CommCare Research grant awardees and the work they've been doing as we share key insights from their first-hand experience with frontline research, digital data collection, and the realities of managing an NGO.
March 17, 2023
CommCare in the Classroom: Teaching Real World Digital Skills for Global Development
CommCare brings digital health to life in university classrooms around the world.
February 23, 2023
Researcher Spotlight: Jack Hetherington
Meet Jack Hetherington, to learn about IndoDairy and how to set-up your research project and team for data collection success.
February 17, 2023
20 Years of Designing Under the Mango Tree
On Dimagi's 20th Anniversary, this blog reflects on the foundation of Designing Under the Mango Tree, our user-centric approach of building solutions based on users' contextual needs, and includes conversations with some of the first users of CommCare.
December 20, 2022
Refreshing our Brands for High-Impact Growth: Introducing New Looks for Dimagi and CommCare
Announcing a refreshed brand identity for both Dimagi and CommCare to help take us forward on the path to high-impact growth.
December 1, 2022
Getting to Know Each Other: Tech Team Summit 2022
Dimagi's tech team holds its first in-person summit in 4 years, navigating its way to bringing together the team's global workforce.
November 25, 2022
Celebrating 20 Years of Impact at Dimagi
Looking back on the last 20 years of Impact, Team and Profit at Dimagi and looking ahead to the next 20. As we continue to grow, stretch and challenge ourselves towards creating better solutions that enable better jobs and better outcomes, I am simultaneously optimistic about what’s possible, humbled by the challenges ahead, and grateful for the team and partners I get to work with every day.
November 7, 2022
Join us at the Global Digital Health Forum 2022
Dimagi is looking forward to a strong presence at GDHF this year, and are honored to have quite a few team members sharing learnings from the past year. Find out what we'll be presenting on and sign up for our happy hour Monday night. We hope to see you there!
October 21, 2022
What We Learned from our Working Group on Health Worker Wellbeing
Through Dimagi's working group, we share key learnings toward developing a process for adapting, translating and testing the Resilience Message Program for health workers living in LMICs around the world.
October 15, 2022
Announcing the First Annual CommCare Research Grant & the 2022 Winners
Announcing the first-ever CommCare Grant for Frontline Research. Learn more about the origins of the grant and the 2022 winners.
September 29, 2022
Dimagi Renews Its Commitment to the Global Fund with a $5 Million Pledge
For the first time in our organization’s history, Dimagi has become a pledging organization to the Global Fund. Our commitment of USD $5 million in in-kind services aims to accelerate national adoption and scale of digital tools. It is the largest contribution Dimagi has ever made, and marks a historic milestone in our work to better frontline health workers jobs, in order to better and improve the delivery of frontline services and health outcomes.
September 28, 2022
Dimagi Receives $25 Million to Develop Transformative Technology for Frontline Workers
Program-Related Investment from the Steele Foundation for Hope will fund next generation digital platform to support and enable critical frontline healthcare workforces globally
September 21, 2022
The Tech World is Crashing Down. Here are 4 Reasons Why Now is the Best Time to Jump Into a Career in Social Impact
After years of a tech golden age, tech companies of all sizes, from startups to large behemoths, are experiencing widespread layoffs. Dimagi's CTO shares why, even when things seem like they are falling apart, this is a great time to transition your career into social impact.
August 19, 2022
Building a Culture of Continuous Learning at Dimagi
Exploring Dimagi's approach to staff enrichment initiatives such as investing in continuous learning and expanding of skills company wide, in support of our goal of achieving high-impact growth.
August 3, 2022
Announcing the High-Impact Growth Podcast
In the last 20 years, we’ve learned a lot about the role of technology in global health and development--through successes and failures. As an open source company, we’ve also sought to share what we learn along the way, primarily through our blog as well as at conferences and events. Today, we are announcing a new way that we’ll be sharing: the High-Impact Growth Podcast.
June 7, 2022
How Digital Solutions Can Help Scale Mental Health Care
It is not difficult to see the potential contribution of offering digital solutions to improve mental health care given the staggering unmet need, the increased efforts to meet this need, and the high likelihood of digital being integral to delivering and scaling effective mental health interventions.
May 18, 2022
Thriving in a Hybrid World
In many ways Dimagi was a hybrid organization before we knew what it was to be hybrid. With three hub offices, partners spread all over the world, and with a good portion of the team traveling at any given time, team meetings and partner engagement have included remote participation for all of Dimagi’s 20 year history.
May 12, 2022
Three Digital Tools That Can Help US State Governments Meet Behavioral Health Needs Amidst COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has sharply increased demand for behavioral health care services while dramatically reducing the number of beds in inpatient psychiatric and substance use care facilities in the US. It has gotten harder for providers to match patients with much needed services. Here are three ways that digital solutions can help.
May 10, 2022
Announcing our 5 Year Strategy for High-Impact Growth
We are thrilled to share Dimagi’s five-year strategy for 2022 - 2026. The timing is especially exciting as we enter our 20th year as an organization, and look to the next 20. This strategy has been a work of love, collaboration, and excitement. We believe that we are in the best position that we have ever been in to achieve what we call High-Impact Growth at Dimagi.
May 4, 2022
Overcoming Burnout and Finding Work-life Balance in 2022
It’s 2022, and our economy is driven by ideas. If Dimagi is going to continue to be a leader in digital transformation, we need a workforce that feels supported to be the most physically, emotionally, and mentally healthy individuals, capable of generating the best ideas for tomorrow.
April 26, 2022
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