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Technology-enabled solutions have a major impact on the international humanitarian and development sector, with new and emerging technologies continuing to pave a new way forward. Digital ID allows organizations to collect accurate beneficiary data and track progress towards the SDGs. The integration of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or drones into supply chain systems leads to an increase in the availability and access to lifesaving health commodities and fills significant service gaps in public health supply chains. With Electronic Health Records, health providers can understand the requirements of communities, and artificial intelligence and predictive analytics can improve health outcomes. The emergence of digital tools bundled with predictive and descriptive analytics helps community health workers to identify high-risk patients for timely and quality service. 

Digital technologies are mitigating barriers associated with distance, time, infrastructure and analog data processes and can improve how health services are accessed and delivered. Community Health Workers and Frontline Health Workers can now register patients and track health services across a continuum of care and increase facility transparency, autonomy, and accountability. A digital health service can provide a complete End to End service that delivers actionable data, with the implementation of Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance systems, and end-to-end logistics information management systems, which can collect historical consumption data and utilize predictive analytics to accurately support demand planning and optimize in-country public health supply chains.

Join sessions with CDC China, Technical University of Catalonia, BarcelonaTech, Jhpiegpo, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Living Goods, VecanCares and learn how organizations are using new and emerging technologies. Chemonics International, Cooper Smith, Abt Associates Inc, will present the innovative tools and platforms they are developing. 


Wednesday, October 30 • 14:00 - 14:30
Breakout 14: Leveraging OpenSRP to Improve Community Health Care Service Delivery, Strengthen Accountability, Aid in Decision-making, and Generate Real Time Data for M&E on RMNCH and Malaria in Lake and Western Zone in 2019-2020

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In 2017 Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate through the USAID Boresha Afya project in Tanzania’s Lake and Western Zone partnered with  MOHCDGEC. Jhpiego implemented OpenSRP in line with the government of Tanzania choice as the digital health platform for CHWs. OpenSRP is an open-source mobile health platform developed for frontline health workers which encompass CHWs and FHWs that allows them to register their clients and track their health services across the continuum of care. The mobile application implemented and completed in Lake and Western Zone in 2019 has been used to address RMNCH and Malaria challenges including strengthening referral system from the community to facilitate and inter-facilities and closing the gap between health facilities, community health workers and clients.

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Bakari Bakari

Senior Health informatics Advisor, Jhpiego
Bakari Bakari is a Senior Health informatics Advisor with Jhpiego, Dar es Salaam- Tanzania since 2018. Bakari has over 15 years’ experience in the design development, implementation, and management of ICT solutions in the public and private sectors. From January 2015 -May 2018... Read More →


Wednesday October 30, 2019 14:00 - 14:30
H8-01-C
  • Organization Jhpiego
  • Technical Level Basic

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