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New articles: The BID Initiative featured in MMS Bulletin #148 "Digital Health - A Blessing or Curse for Global Health?"

The BID Initiative is featured in the most recent issue (December 2018) of the MMS Bulletin #148 "Digital Health - A Blessing or Curse for Global Health."

"Marrying engineering with health policy to bring digital health to scale," by Steven C. Uggowitzer, Sima C. Newell, Dykki Settle, Alice Liu and David J. Hagan. 

Just as medical doctors take...

New App of "The Vaccine Handbook" is available

A new app of The Vaccine Handbook is now available from the Immunization Action Coalition. The free app, which is available for Apple iPhones and iPads only, contains the complete 2017 (6th) edition of The Vaccine Handbook (“The Purple Book”), by Dr. Gary Marshall, professor of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville. The app is fully searchable, with functionality that includes bookmarking, highlighting, user annotation, and links...

2016 immunization data now available from your “Immunization Summaries” App

The Immunization Summary app, which is  great tool initiated by Olivier Beauvais, is now updated and includes data up to 2016.

Using the app will  allow you accessing immunization data in a dynamic way, by  generating  visuals (tables, graphs, maps) on schedules, on a selected set of vaccine preventable diseases incidence data, on immunization coverage levels and on various programmatic and systemic indicators (related to policies, activities, management, performance,…). You can downl...

Immunization Summary smart-phone and tablet apps is updated with 2014 data

The fabulous app "Immunization Summary" was updated with 2014 data and in the 6 WHO officials languages. The Immunization Summary is an app for visualizing (tables, graphs, maps) data on policies, activities and impact of national immunization systems.

There's a just discovered bug, which is the country name selection needs the English country name to select the country in the appropriate chosen language!

Ah well... If you do not know the English name of the country sought, ju...

Immunization app from Chile

Cross-posted from GIN with thanks! In October 2014, an immunization app developed by Chile’s National Immunization Programme in collaboration with a local university, was selected to represent the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a national innovation competition. The app InfoVacunas is free and provides users with information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent; the location of vaccination centres using a map tool; and immunization news and information about ongoing campaigns, includi...

New Infographic: mHealth improves CHW access to life-saving medicines in Malawi

cStock is a simple mHealth system that helps to ensure community health workers in Malawi have lifesaving products to treat children under five. cStock was originally piloted in 6 districts and 3 of these districts also implemented supporting teams. The greatest benefits were shown in districts with both increased data visibility from cStock and communication from teams. The Enhanced Management approach including cStock and teams is currently being scaled up nationwide. View our new infographi...

Immunization Summaries tablet and mobiles app

The Immunization Summary is an app for visualizing data (tables, graphs, maps) on policies, activities and impact of national immunization systems. These data are reported by WHO & UNICEF Member States annually for incidence, coverage, immunization system indicators and vaccination schedules. The WHO-UNICEF estimates of national immunization coverage constitute an independent technical assessment of coverage. Data are available from 1980 to 2012 (as of July 2013) for 195 countries or territor...

In pictures: Logistimo in South Sudan

by Ryan McWhorter, Logistimo, and Dan Brigden, PATH To accompany the article “South Sudan deploys new mobile phone-based stock management tool” in this month’s newsletter, project Optimize has published a photo set on Flickr that reveals how the new logistics management information system created by Logistimo is being used by health staff in South Sudan. The photo set illustrates how county stock managers can use the Logistimo application on their mobile phones to review and update vaccine s...

South Sudan deploys new mobile phone-based stock management tool

by Morris Gargar, Consultant; Elly Tumwine, UNICEF; and Ryan McWhorter, Logistimo The Government of the Republic of South Sudan is working with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and project Optimize to test a cloud-based logistics management information system (LMIS) that uses mobile phones to manage vaccine stock. The new system, named Logistimo, was deployed in May 2012 and is now being used in the central store, the ten state stores, and all six counties of Central Equatoria State....
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