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Work - April 29, 2019

Building Open Guidelines for Rapid Diagnostic Tests

Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) are used around the world as low-cost disposable tests capable of diagnosing a variety of common diseases, such as malaria, syphilis, and HIV. These tests come in a variety of shapes and formats, which poses challenges for accurate use and interpretation by the clinicians and community health workers providing care. Below

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Press - November 19, 2018

At WHO presenting on Innovative Digital Strategies for Equity and Effectiveness

On Thursday, November 8th we will be speaking at the World Health Organization (WHO) on innovative digital strategies that work towards health for all people. This talk is hosted by the Innovations Hub and the Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) Department. This is following a great meeting we’ve had with colleagues at WHO and across

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Work - November 16, 2018

The Better Immunization Data Story

Ona’s involvement in PATH’s BID Initiative began in January 2017, when we started developing the Zambia Electronic Immunization Register (ZEIR), in partnership with PATH, Zambia MOH, and BlueCode. ZEIR, built on top of OpenSRP, targets nurses and other frontline health workers in Zambia to help them track immunizations and identify missed children. Read about the entire experience in

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Press - October 20, 2018

Ona at the WFP and Gates Foundation Vaccine Delivery Workshop

We spent last week at the WFP Innovation Accelerator in Munich. As the winner of a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation GCE grant for vaccine delivery, Ona, mPower, and the JHU SPH workshopped our True Cover project. We were one of eight teams selected to refine our ideas while networking with mentors, experts, and each

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Work - October 03, 2018

Digitizing Sexual Health Information With WHO

In many parts of the world, young people lack access to accurate and understandable information on sexual and reproductive health. Myths and misconceptions are common and can lead to unnecessary anxiety, vulnerability to exploitation, and risky behaviour. In an Ona partnership with WHO, Kenya’s International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH-K) in Mombasa, and the Universidad

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Press - July 18, 2018

OpenSRP is a 2018 Gavi Pacesetter

2018 keeps delivering exciting news for the OpenSRP community. Last week, OpenSRP was named a Gavi Pacesetter at the annual Gavi INFUSE workshop in San Francisco, CA. OpenSRP was one of only four Pacesetters selected from an initial pool of 220 applicants. Gavi Pacesetters are selected for their cutting edge technology and innovative approaches for tackling the

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Press - June 06, 2018

OpenSRP named a Global Good by Digital Square

We are very excited to announce that OpenSRP is now a Global Good! It is wonderful to receive recognition for the years of hard work put in by the many OpenSRP community members and contributors. OpenSRP was named a winner of Digital Square’s 2018 Notice B Open Proposal round and is now classified as a Global Good. The proposal, titled

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Work - May 14, 2018

Leveraging community data to better plan informal settlements

 Above: Community members mapping informal settlements in Cape Town. “How might urban slum communities become more resilient to the effects of climate change?” When our long time partner SDI (Slum/Shack Dwellers International) started asking this question, we jumped at the chance to help as it provided an opportunity to explore how data that we’ve helped SDI collect

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Work - May 10, 2018

Ona Real-Time Dashboards

Since we first launched Ona, we’ve always dreamt of offering a real-time dashboard solution to our users. We’re excited to announce that by integrating with our new analytics platform, Canopy, it’s now easy to create interactive, real-time dashboards with your data in Ona. Whether you are monitoring a survey or managing a field program, you can

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Press - April 23, 2018

Meet Ona at ICT4D 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia

We are excited to announce that Ona will be at the ICT4D Conference in Lusaka from May 8–10, 2018. We will be represented by our CEO, Matt Berg, Director of Client Solutions, Erick Ngwiri, and Health Solutions Lead, Carolyn Gulas. Visit us at the exhibition area at the Mulungushi International Conference Center (MICC) in Lusaka to learn more

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