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By Mark Thomas, Executive Director February 24, 2017 It’s a day of mixed emotions today at VaxTrac. As you may have heard, we are currently winding down our operations. When we thought about how to best serve developing health systems,…

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By: Aly Azhar, Program Associate In the past three years, the VaxTrac system has been implemented in three countries, Benin, Nepal, and Sierra Leone. The operational models for each country have been different and each project has allowed us to…

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By: Shawn Sarwar, Director of Technology As our strategic plan dictates, all released technology will be made available as free and open source under a GPLv3 license. Projects are currently hosted via GitLab under a unified VaxTrac project space. The…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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