mHealth Compendium

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Originally developed by the African Strategies for Health (ASH) Project, the mHealth Compendiums were six annual collections of detailed information about mHealth initiatives and programs. When the ASH Project ended in 2016, the K4Health Project agreed to house an archive of the mHealth Compendium Database on the mHealth Knowledge portal.


Recent Submissions

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    Ma Sante
    Hilde Eugelink, Community Relations Officer, IICD, Email:
    A simple application based on a free text messaging software installed on mobile phones with limited web access and distributed to CHWs to capture data on various health indicators during their household visits.
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    Malaria Community Surveillance For Elimination
    Anna Winters, Epidemiologist, Akros, Email: | Zunda Chisha, Malaria Surveillance Program Manager, Email:
    A mobile phone application used by CHWs that tracks malaria cases and reports to the central DHIS2 system. CHWs diagnose and treat malaria at the village level and enter data into the application. Data is reviewed by District Health Personnel on reporting rates, commodity stocks and malaria burden indicators to monitor performance of remote clinics.
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    Innovation At Scale For Community Access And Lasting Effects (inSCALE)
    Karin Kallander, Program Coordinator, Malaria Consortium, Email: | Paulin Basinga, Senior Program Officer, Gates Foundation, Email:
    inScale uses images and audio to train CHWs on consultation steps to assess, classify, treat and refer patients. The decision support tool includes a checklist of mild and severe signs of diarrhea, pneumonia and malaria and provides treatment guidance. The application also collects weekly case data and drug stock levels that are sent to a central server.
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    IVR for mLearning Platform
    Dykki Settle, Director of Health Workforce, Intrahealth, Email:
    An application that uses a interactive voice response system to deliver information and trainings to health care workers. The mLearning system can be delivered to basic mobile phones without an internet connection and is free.
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    Grand Challenge Exploration Phase I Project
    Sherrie Simms, World Vision, Email: | Joseph Torres, GCE Program Coordinator, Gates Foundation, Email:
    A mobile phone based job aid used by CHWs to register pregnant women, follow prenatal and postpartum care algorithms, follow audio and text prompts through non-urgent questions and reminders and advice on ensuring a safe pregnancy.