This brief describes an effort to use interactive voice recognition to assess media exposure and behaviors in Ghana.
In 2016, Solidarity and Action Against the HIV Infection in India (SAATHII) began a partnership with Janssen Global Public Health, an initiative of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. The initiative, named m-Maitri, aimed to complement on-the-ground efforts at ensuring retention in the Prevention of Parent to Child Transmission (PPTCT) cascade with Interactive Voice Response (IVR) to consenting pregnant women and mother-baby pairs until the babies reach 18 months of age.
The USAD-funded CapacityPlus project, led by IntraHealth International, developed, deployed, and assessed an innovative mLearning system that used a combination of IVR and SMS text messaging to deliver refresher training to family planning providers in Senegal, focusing on management of contraceptive side effects and counseling to dispel misconceptions.
This report presents findings from a quasi-experimental pre-post design trial designed to assess the effects of a digital health tool among couples of reproductive age in Kaduna City, Nigeria. Study participants included 670 women and 652 men who listened to an entertainment-education series on their mobile phones and then participated in the post-study survey.
Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria managers sent reminder messages to people who received referrals for health services (e.g., antenatal care, immunization, malaria testing).
Wadata means “prosperity” in Hausa, and represents the vision of collaborating with individuals, households, communities and government as co-creators to generate growth.
Suaahara was an integrated nutrition project (2011-2016) that worked in 41 underserved districts in Nepal to improve the health and well-being of the Nepali people by focusing on the nutritional status of women and children under the age of two years.
The purpose of the app is to help increase tuberculosis case detection and enrollment in treatment through improved screening, documentation, and referral practices in the private sector. It has the potential for rapid scale and high impact in the fight against tuberculosis.