Mobile projects powered by RapidSMS.

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located in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone
is a system to help monitor Ebola outbreak cases in West Africa. The software uses SMS (text messages) to report the numbers of patients or cases directly to Public Health Specialist based in United States and empower Community health workers to provide timely information for action.

located in Mozambique
EGPAF is implementing a performance-based financing (PBF) program to improve health outcomes in Gaza and Nampula provinces. The PBF program is used to decentralize resources and motivate healthcare providers to improve quality of services. The facility healthcare workers are aware of the incentives offered and so there is a need to verify the quality of the services provided and the data reported. EpiSurveyor surveys via mobile phones collect data that verify the quality of services.

located in United States of America
SMS printers are used to improve early infant diagnosis (EID) turnaround times (TAT) enabling early initiation of pediatric ART. Currently installed at 33 sites, results are received directly from the zonal facility following sample analysis and data entry. This has reduced the early infant diagnosis turnaround time to below one month (2 weeks average).

located in East Timor
The Liga Inan (“Mobile Moms”) Project is using mobile phones to connect expectant mothers and health providers in Manufahi District, Timor-Leste to improve the likelihood of a healthy pregnancy and birth. Midwives register expectant mothers, track their progress, know when they go into labour, and make arrangements for attending the delivery. Mothers continue to receive automated health promotional information via SMS through the first six weeks of the newborn's life. Midwives also have the ability to create a network of women, and write her own messages in her own style. By sending the SMS to the Liga Inan system it ...

located in Nigeria
Since January 2011 the National Population Commission of Nigeria has been implementing decentralized monitoring using the mobile-phone based platform RapidSMS. The system was designed to identify in real-time, centre-by-centre birth registration disparities, and prompt and facilitate appropriate action.

located in Malawi and Zambia
As an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) project, Project Mwana focused on Maternal and Newborn Child Health (MNCH) aimed to facilitate several key ideas, including: Secure delivery of HIV (Dry Blood Spot, or DBS) test results from the lab to health clinics by SMS, which we’ve named “Results160″ Appointment reminders for newborn children, or “RemindMi” (Mi = mothers & infants), and Free-text “chat” for health clinic workers and Community Health Workers, to strengthen communication and patient tracing. The software uses SMS (text messages) to deliver HIV test results for infants directly to health clinics and enhance communication within the clinics. ...

located in Kenya
The Pamoja SMS project supports implementation and expansion of high quality HIV prevention, care and treatment services at facilities. Twice a week, SMS messages and emails are sent to health workers in Pamoja-supported sites, encouraging them to handle service delivery differently (e.g. decentralization, task shifting, integration of services, mentoring) and provide important updates in key services. The goal is to improve access to quality care by improving local capacity for long term sustainability.

located in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Swaziland, Uganda, and Zambia
U-report is a free, SMS-based system that allows young people to speak out on what's happening in communities across their country, and work together with other community leaders and policy makers for positive change. U-report conducts weekly SMS messages and polls to and from a growing community of U-reporters that are complimented with regular radio programs that will broadcast stories gathered by U-report as well as newspaper articles that will publish stories from the U-report community.

located in Uganda
The school monitoring system is a mobile-phone based data collection system using RapidSMS that collects data about schools from school administrators and people who work closely with schools. Head teachers and other administrators who work closely with the schools send data into the system using their mobile phones based on a proposed schedule for data collection. Data is sent into the system on a regular basis like weekly for pupil attendance, monthly for reports on child abuse and termly for capitation grants made to the schools. Other data that can be collected by the education monitoring system include data on ...

located in Uganda
mTrac is a government led initiative to digitize the transfer of Health Management Information System (HMIS) data via mobile phones. The initial focus of mTrac is to speed up the transfer of HMIS Weekly Surveillance Reports (covering disease outbreaks and medicines), provide a mechanism for community members to report on service delivery challenges, and empower District Health Teams by providing timely information for action.