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Diving into data use in 2017

Jan 17, 2017

As we kick off a new year, we are encouraged by the momentum around data use for decision making in global health. Effective data use among health workers is a strong pillar of the BID Initiative and critical for the success of the tools we are implementing.

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Unleashing Digital Health to Save Lives

Dec 8, 2016

At PATH, our digital health work spans the entire software development lifecycle from analysis of information systems to deployment and long-term use of those systems. We work across health areas, such as immunization, supply chain, maternal and child health, and insurance to identify and address information management needs and improve data-driven decision-making.

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Learning from Others to Design Solutions in Zambia

Jun 25, 2015

Namaila Health Centre is a rural facility in Zambia located 80 kilometers from Mazabuka, the nearest town. There is no electricity nor internet connection. We recently traveled the rough terrain to visit this facility and were shocked at how long it took us– over two hours. The purpose of the visit was to learn how community health workers (CHWs) are collecting information using mobile phones under the Rapid Reporting Initiative led by PATH’s Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa (MACEPA).

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