Perspective - April 04, 2022
Powering interoperability with a FHIR to DHIS2 adapter
The HL7 FHIR standard is emerging as an integral solution to the much discussed interoperability challenges in global health. However, there are many operational platforms that use proprietary formats and there is a large quantity of data “locked” in those proprietary formats. As new projects go live at scale we are building tools to 1) unlock
Tech - March 24, 2022
Logging readable ClojureScript errors to Sentry
An essential part of a running a production web application is having deep visibility into what is causing errors and how code traces underlying them are propagating through your code base. When using a compiled (or technically, transpiled) language, there is the additional challenge of understanding how an error in the target language translates back
Press - March 16, 2022
Gratitude for a great Symposium on Open Guidelines for RDTs 2022
What would the world look like if everyone had access to Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Covid-19, Malaria, and other communicable diseases, that could be read and easily understood on a smartphone, and that were used as soon as the first person in your community showed symptoms?
Press - March 03, 2022
Join us for a virtual Symposium on Open Guidelines for RDTs
What if the next time you opened any rapid diagnostic test (RDT) from any manufacturer for any condition, you can scan it with a WHO-approved and freely available smartphone app that would instantly recognize the RDT, authenticate it, support step-by-step instructions, read it with optimal sensitivity, interpret results based on the patient’s symptoms, medical record,
Press - February 25, 2022
Introducing Quest: FHIR Native Case Management
HL7 FHIR provides a standardized and popular way for digital health systems to represent health data and associated processes. We are excited to introduce Quest, an open source app that lets you use FHIR to define forms and capture data to take advantage of the growing Android FHIR and WHO SMART guidelines ecosystem.
Resources - February 03, 2022
Announcing the launch of Ona Data’s new webinar series
We were thrilled to launch the Ona Data webinar series with an inaugural session on ‘Tips & Tricks in XLSForm Authoring’, which was attended by 112 people eager to take their authoring skills to the next level.
Press - January 11, 2022
Remembering our colleague and friend, Davison Mghanga Kimigho
It is with great sorrow that we share the news of Davison Mghanga Kimigho’s passing. He was a father, a husband, and to all of us at Ona, a friend, valued colleague, and part of our Ona Family.
Work - December 17, 2021
Improving Automated Testing, Interoperability, and Privacy of OpenSRP
Through a committed collective of technology, research, and implementation partners, OpenSRP has matured into a fully-fledged digital health platform with multiple national deployments, high performing technology at scale, and emerging documentation around use cases for RMNCH, TB, HIV, malaria and early childhood development.
Tech - November 18, 2021
Clinical Decision Support and Measure Reporting in FHIR
Through clinical decision support (CDS) and measure reporting, FHIR gives us powerful tools to encode algorithms for healthcare workflows and define metrics that track patient care. The HL7 standards of Clinical Quality Language (CQL) and FHIRPath expressions let us express both our CDS and measures in a portable way.
Work - November 11, 2021
Providing emergency cash transfers to 30,000 vulnerable households in Zimbabwe
The Emergency Social Cash Transfer (ESCT) programme, led by UNICEF Zimbabwe, aims to provide physical cash to vulnerable populations. In 2020, Ona was engaged to design and maintain the Management Information System (MIS) to drive the program from end to end.