Updated Aug 02, 2020

Improving mother-baby pair tracking across the continuum of care through the use of a mHealth application

Part of Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Joyce Muzuma

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To addressing the challenge of lack of timely, accurate, and complete patient information that allows health providers to follow mothers and their infants along a continuum of care (CoC).

An Android phone-based application called the Moby (MOther baBY) App, developed by EGPAF and D-Tree as a mother-baby pair health service provision and tracking tool, combines decision-support for health providers with the ability to create electronic patient records in the MNCH setting in Tanzania hence addressing the challenge of lack of timely, accurate, and complete patient information that ...
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An Android phone-based application called the Moby (MOther baBY) App, developed by EGPAF and D-Tree as a mother-baby pair health service provision and tracking tool, combines decision-support for health providers with the ability to create electronic patient records in the MNCH setting in Tanzania hence addressing the challenge of lack of timely, accurate, and complete patient information that allows health providers to follow mothers and their infants along a continuum of care (CoC). The data aggregated by the App will produce a real-time, patient-level database with site-level reporting features that are linked to the national reporting system (DHIS2). The project will facilitate a transformative shift in the delivery of comprehensive maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in Tanzania. Moby App will be rolled out to 53 facilities to achieve full coverage in Nzega district and expand the utility of the Moby App as a decision support tool between the health facilities and the district authorities.
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Stage 3: Proof of Concept

A challenge of lack of timely, accurate, and complete patient information that allows health providers to follow mothers and their infants along a continuum of care (CoC).

Focus Areas:

Maternal Newborn and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition and 1 MoreSEE ALL

Maternal Newborn and Child Health, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition and Basic EducationSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Tanzania

TanzaniaSEE LESS

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Problem

Lack of timely, accurate, and complete patient information that allows health providers to follow mothers and their infants along a continuum of care (CoC Lack of collaboration among the health care workers,

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Solution

To introduce the data aggregated by the App which will produce a real-time, patient-level database with site-level reporting features that are linked to the national reporting system (DHIS2). The project will facilitate a transformative shift in the delivery of comprehensive maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in Tanzania. To train workers how to use the app reporting system and to coordinate the workers and officials to work together to improve the reporting system.

Target Beneficiaries

Women, Neonate, Children, workers, government, society

Mission and Vision

To introduce Android phone-based application called the Moby (MOther baBY) App, developed by EGPAF and D-Tree as a mother-baby pair health service provision and tracking tool, to support decision- for health providers with the ability to create electronic patient records in the MNCH setting in Tanzania. The app will addressing the lack of timely, accurate data, and complete patient information that allows health providers to follow mothers and their infants along a continuum of care (CoC).

Milestone

Jun 2016
Funds RaisedVERIFIED
$467,437
FOCUS AREAS
Health
Implemented InTanzania
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New Country Implemented In
Tanzania