The Akros Approach
CHOOSING THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE JOB
We drill down to the basics. What do you actually need? What are the tools you need to get you there without unnecessary bells and whistles?
CONTEXT IS KING
Knowing the intricacies of where you work is paramount. We involve local leadership and keep everyone involved with feedback loops.
WE DESIGN + BUILD
Not only do we design the right surveillance system for your needs, we walk along side you as the system is built and implemented.
Many surveillance systems are designed to be used for one project for a specified period of time. So that’s how they’re designed. We don’t like that. Our systems are designed to be something that can be passed along to be used well into the future.
eCHIS and Reveal set to integrate to geo-enable integrated health campaigns in Kenya
Akros, with support from the END Fund through the Deworming Innovation Fund, worked with the Division of Vector Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases (DVB NTD) of Kenya’s Ministry of Health (MOH) to improve the quality of neglected tropical diseases (NTD) microplanning in routine deworming programs. During this project, Akros applied several tools to the microplanning […]
Rolling out Reveal 3.0—Advancing the Maturity of this Digital Global Good
Since its first inception supporting house to house malaria campaigns in southern Africa, Reveal has been through numerous phases of growth. Originally named “mSpray,” the tool debuted in 2015 and was used exclusively to support indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaigns by using geospatial data and a suite of tools to improve coverage rates. In some […]
Mapping Data Flows for COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Surveillance in Namibia
Medicines and vaccines have transformed the modern world. Thanks to these innovations, diseases that used to kill large populations have been controlled over the past century, enabling more of the world’s population to live long and healthy lives and contribute to the global economy and scientific advancements. Key to the success of these tools is […]
Kaoma team use Reveal dashboard to plan IRS mop-up in Zambia’s Western Province
No matter the health campaign or tools used to implement the campaign, “mopping-up”–that is, bringing health resources to those people that did not receive them during the primary campaign–is critical. “Mop-up” can be necessary for a variety of reasons, but the most common causes are inclement weather that impacted the ability to achieve the desired […]
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