Tech - November 14, 2023
OpenSRP 2 launches in Uganda — the world’s first live FHIR-Native Android App
Ona proudly unveils the groundbreaking rebirth of OpenSRP 2. After introducing the platform earlier this year, we reached another milestone in October when the Electronic Community Health Information System (eCHIS) launched in Uganda with over 1300 CHWs.
Work - November 09, 2023
Standardizing vaccination coverage monitoring with the RT-VaMA toolkit
Vaccination campaigns are routine around the world, yet the quality of care children receive varies widely. UNICEF partnered with Ona to create RT-VaMA, a deployment toolkit for monitoring vaccination campaigns in the Philippines.
Tech - October 27, 2023
From e-Chaos to sustainable health impact with FHIR
Despite remarkable progress in digital health, we believe the industry faces significant obstacles to greater impact if we continue with business as usual — and instead propose a holistic solution built around the FHIR standard.
Perspective - August 20, 2023
Three Advantages of a Modern Data Stack for Digital Development
Managing data in the development sector can be messy. Development organizations want reliable data to assess the effectiveness of their interventions, aiming for continuous improvement and evidence-based decision-making. They strive to expand beyond traditional surveys and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) by digitizing operations and taking advantage of innovations like mobile data collection to gain better insights.
Perspective - August 10, 2023
Analytics at AkiraChix: Mentoring the Next Generation of Women in Technology
Sharon Obanda, Samuel Mghendi and Sharon Otieno from the Ona team had an incredible opportunity to present to AkiraChix, an all-female tech accelerator in Nairobi. We shared knowledge and insights with the aspiring tech professionals and showcased our business intelligence software, Akuko, and our data analytics work.
Press - June 19, 2023
Presenting OpenSRP at FHIR DevDays 2023
Last week we had the pleasure of presenting on OpenSRP in Liberia at FHIR DevDays 2023. We received great questions and a lot of interest in our work build and deploying an Android-based FHIR application to real world users. Take a look at the slides we presented below. Please reach out to use if you
Tech - May 12, 2023
Adopting the WHO Antenatal Care SMART Guidelines to Indonesia
As countries embark on digitalizing the health sector to achieve universal health coverage, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the SMART — Standards-based, Machine-readable, Adaptive, Requirements-based, and Testable — Guidelines approach to optimize the adoption of WHO guidelines through digital systems.
Perspective - May 10, 2023
My First 3 Months on the Client Success Team
Last fall, I was researching jobs on the interwebs when I bumped into a Client Success Specialist vacancy on Ona’s website. Having a background in Computer Science and building my career in customer support, this looked like my dream job and I was optimistic about the role.
Work - April 10, 2023
Announcing OpenSRP 2: the next gen digital health app
Ona is excited to announce the next version of OpenSRP, a Global Good for Health. The culmination of three years of work, OpenSRP 2 is a FHIR-native digital health app that supports the WHO Smart Guidelines.
Perspective - March 10, 2023
Sri Lanka’s digital health blueprint highlights the power of FHIR
For two weeks in February the Ona team traveled to Sri Lanka to build and deploy a FHIR native app for diabetes screening. We are collaborating with the Health Information Systems Programme Sri Lanka (HISP SL), the Sri Lanka Ministry of Health, and the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF).