Case Study

Mobile SAKHI Project: CommCare for Improving Maternal & Child Health

Project Overview

In 2013, Lata Medical Research Foundation (LMRF) partnered with Dimagi to assess CommCare’s feasibility for monitoring antenatal, natal, and post-natal care, as well as infant nutrition, in rural India. LMRF adopted CommCare to help accredited social health activists (ASHAs) track pregnant women and improve their health-seeking behavior and maternal & child health outcomes by familiarizing them and their families with available public health programs.

Implementing Partners: Lata Medical Research Foundation (LMRF), Government of India, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) through the University of Sydney, & Nutrition Embedding Evaluation Program (NEEP) through PATH

Countries: India

Sectors: Maternal & Child Health

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