We envision a world in which every child has equal access to life-saving vaccines

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 […]

Blog Series: Part II-Prototypes Bring...

Blog Series: Part II-Prototypes Bring Ideation to Life

By: Lauren Spigel, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator Welcome to the second installment of our blog series on human centered design. In our introductory post we broke down what human centered design means for designers and implementers of international development projects. Our most recent post gave a case example of how we’re building empathy with health workers […]

Incendie au Centre de Santé de la com...

Incendie au Centre de Santé de la commune  de Sèmè-Kpodji : l’outil VaxTrac vient à la rescousse pour etablir à nouveau les cartes de vaccination brulées

Par Landry Adjai et Thibault Assokou  (VaxTrac Superviseur et Technicien  Terrain PAS) Dans la nuit du 23 au 24 Décembre 2015 à 3h du matin, le service de vaccination du CS Sèmè-Kpodji a pris feu suite à un court-circuit. Sèmè-Kpodji est un des CS de la zone sanitaire P.A.S situé dans la Commune de Sèmè-Kpodji […]

Blog Series: Part I- To Get Inspired,...

Blog Series: Part I- To Get Inspired, Build Empathy into Your Project Plan

By: Lauren Spigel, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator   Build Empathy First In our first blog post  about human centered design, we talked about building empathy for design thinking. But what does “empathy” really mean, and how does it translate into research methodology? To have empathy is to understand another’s perspective. If your goal is to […]

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