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User Requirements: Giving Users What ...

User Requirements: Giving Users What They Want

By Subecha Dahal, Nepal Project Coordinator There are various ways to gauge the needs of users, like conducting user feedbacks and stakeholder consultations. However among the barrage of information available about the needs of users, recognizing user priorities requires a closer look. Introducing a new tool or technology can be very organic and it is […]

VaxTrac’s New Project in Sierra...

VaxTrac’s New Project in Sierra Leone

We are thrilled to officially announce both our new project in Sierra Leone and new partnership with eHealth Africa (eHA) to support the implementation of VaxTrac’s electronic immunization registry system in 50 urban health facilities in Freetown. The first round of facilities will launch the system in early November 2016 and the pilot phase will […]

Using Workflow to Establish Technolog...

Using Workflow to Establish Technology as a Successful Tool

By Subecha Dahal, Nepal Project Coordinator   We want health workers to think of VaxTrac as beyond a technology, but a tool to help them in their work. How does understanding their work do that?   The user is at the center of any successful design process. A technology becomes a successful tool if it […]

A Journey in Fatherhood

A Journey in Fatherhood

How Amakomaya aims to engage fathers for safe motherhood in Nepal. As told to Subecha Dahal by Rajendra Poudel   I remember a time in the early 2000s in Nepal, when you needed to pay NRS 50 for every hour of internet use in the many internet cafes that sprawled urban areas of the country. […]

Welcome to the Team: Aly Azhar

Welcome to the Team: Aly Azhar

By Aly Azhar, Program Associate   As a public health student at George Washington University and as someone who worked on the field in South Africa, Cameroon, and right here in Washington, D.C. on a variety of public health issues, I was drawn to VaxTrac and its work. I believe strongly in sustainable development, building […]

Blog Series: Part III-Your Work is Ne...

Blog Series: Part III-Your Work is Never Finished – Why Iterating after You Launch Should be Part of Your Plan

By Lauren Spigel, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator   If you missed our last three blog posts in this series on human centered design, you can learn about what human centered design is here, read a case example of how we build empathy with health works in Nepal , and see how we’ve used prototyping to […]

What is Success?

What is Success?

By: Korinne Chiu, Director of Monitoring and Evaluation   What does success look like? This is the million dollar question I like to ask when beginning to design an evaluation.   Is it….. Being able to quickly pull up a child’s vaccination history with the scan of a fingerprint or a QR code? Health worker […]

DE L’EAU ET NON DU GAZON AU CS BEMBE

DE L’EAU ET NON DU GAZON AU CS BEMBE

par Landry Adjai, Superviseur Terrain VaxTrac C’est Mardi, le seul jour de vaccination des enfants dans cette clinique, jour supposé d’affluence et pourtant… A première vue, on aurait cru que la cour du centre de santé est couverte de gazon. Tel n’est pas le cas. C’est la deuxième saison de crue qui est apparue. Les […]

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