Press - October 15, 2020

Ona, WHO, and CEMICAMP publish paper on the systematic process of transforming ANC guidelines into a reference mobile app

Ona, WHO, and CEMICAMP recently published Building a Digital Tool for the Adoption of the World Health Organization’s Antenatal Care Recommendations in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. The paper discusses the iterative process our teams took translating the WHO recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience into a reference mobile application built on top of OpenSRP.

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Work - September 01, 2020

How We Launched a COVID-19 Public Messaging Effectiveness Dashboard with UNICEF in Two Weeks

The COVID-19 pandemic poses new and unique challenges to governments and development organizations engaged in public health across the world. On a project supported by the Government of Japan, UNICEF Cambodia is assisting the government and other partners’ responses to the pandemic through Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) messaging, helping to educate the public

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Press - July 30, 2020

OpenSRP included in John Hopkins List of Leading Digital Solutions for Covid-19 Response

From the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve been doing what we can to help and watching in awe at the work and dashboards from Johns Hopkins. Accordingly, we were incredibly honored to find OpenSRP listed as a notable digital solution for COVID-19 Response in a recent asesssment from Johns Hopkins Global mHealth Initiative and the Bloomberg School

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Work - December 09, 2019

WFP Launches Its Global Data Collection Platform 'MoDa' Powered by Ona!

WFP MoDA homepage We are thrilled to announce that last week, the World Food Programme launched a new data collection platform, MoDa, powered by Ona. The platform will be rolled out to over 83 WFP country offices and will be the main platform for data collection for WFP. MoDa, lauded by WFP as a “leading-edge platform”, is modelled

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Resources - June 24, 2019

Data Verification in Ona using Submission Review

Data review is a key step in the data collection process that ensures completeness, consistency, accuracy, and appropriateness of data, and generally builds confidence in data used for decision making. We are introducing a submission review feature to paid Ona accounts so teams can collaboratively review submissions and assign pending, accepted or rejected statuses. Submission

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Work - June 05, 2019

Ona Supports Emergency Response in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

 Damaged buildings in Beira, Mozambique. Photo credit: Sean Blaschke/UNICEF/2019 In March 2019, Cyclone IDAI hit Southeast Africa. Billed as one of the deadliest tropical storms to hit the southern hemisphere, the cyclone pummeled into Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The devastating winds (up to 120kph), heavy rains and the resulting flooding and landslides left dozens of lives lost,

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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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