BLN Webinar: Lessons Learned in Scaling Up – How TDH is Deploying an m-Health Application in 600 Clinics in Burkina Faso

Jul 4, 2017

Burkina Faso

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view a webinar entitled “Lessons Learned in Scaling Up: How TDH is Deploying an m-Health Application in 600 Clinics in Burkina Faso.” In 2013, Terre Des Homme (TDH) together with the Ministry of Health in Burkina Faso developed the Integrated e-Diagnostic Approach (IeDA), an innovative m-Health strategy that combines the use of mobile technologies and quality improvement methodologies for the Registre Electronique des Consultations (REC), an electronic registry for patient consultations. In this webinar, our speaker from TDH shares the achievements, pitfalls, and lessons learned from the implementation of the IeDA, which has seen the scaling up of the m-Health project to 30% of all health facilities in Burkina Faso.  The project has also digitized the WHO protocol on Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) and has deployed its m-Health solution to 600 clinics in 16 districts and four regions across the country.  This webinar discusses the importance of working together with local communities throughout the project life cycle.

This webinar should be of interest to Data Management Specialists, EPI Managers, Health Management Information System (HMIS) Specialists and primary health care specialists committed to improving immunization data management systems.

If you missed the virtual event, you can now watch the recorded webinar.


Guillaume Foutry, the IeDA Project Director at Terre Des Homme (TDH) in Burkina Faso, has over eight years of IT project management experience in seven countries in Europe, the U.S., and Africa.  Guillaume has worked for both governmental and non-governmental organizations to design and build IT products. He has been working for TDH since 2016, where he is currently leading one of West Africa’s largest m-Health projects, known as IeDA.  Guillaume provides overall oversight on the implementation of the project in 600 clinics including its technical, medical and institutional developments, as well as its rollout in the districts.

Previously Guillaume held the position of m-Health Coordinator at TDH where he superintended over the implementation of the entire technological components of the project, from the health facilities in rural areas to the central level of the Ministry of Health.

Guillaume Foutry holds a Master’s Degree in European Business from École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) the pan-European Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Law obtained from the Institute of Political Studies in Aix en Provence.


Catherine Muyawala, the BLN Community Coordinator, is a knowledge management specialist with over 20 years of experience in information management and dissemination.  She has held various knowledge management related portfolios in diverse sectors including public health, where she championed the use of m-Health solutions for Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) in sexual and reproductive health among adolescents. During the course of her career she acquired diverse skills that have culminated into coordinating both social communication and strategic information programs, events management, communities of practice facilitation among multi-sectoral and multi-cultural stakeholders. Catherine holds a BA in Library and Information Science and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA).

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