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.

LONG-HAUL THINKING

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.

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Latest News

Hyperlocal geospatial data to guide COVID-19 vaccination in Senegal

Senegal is hardly alone in experiencing challenges with their COVID-19 vaccine roll out. Like many countries, much of the challenge has been related to hesitancy and demand. Recognizing that having ready access to COVID-19 vaccination-related behavior indicators can inform a better understanding of why coverage is not reaching saturation and to whom additional resources and […]

The malaria vaccine’s global debut and the road that lies ahead

Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) sent joyous shock waves through the global health community and the Global South by officially recommending that the new RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine be adopted into widespread use among children in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions with moderate to high P. falciparum malaria incidence. Now the international community, […]

Spatial intelligence platform Reveal empowers Angola NMCP, MENTOR Initiative, and E8 to achieve impressive IRS coverage in Cuando Cubango Province, Angola

In recent years, countries within the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region of Africa have been making outstanding strides toward the challenging goal of malaria elimination. This commitment to elimination is the guiding mandate of Elimination 8 (E8), which focuses on the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Through […]

“No One is Safe, Unless Everyone is Safe”—Reaching Zero-Dose Children with Reveal

Maximal coverage defines the effectiveness of vaccination campaigns. Over one year after the start of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, countries around the globe are vaccinating those ages 16 and older, while vaccine-producing companies are conducting vaccine trials for children. Positivity and hope infuse vaccine distribution efforts, but as these initiatives ensue, attention is being drawn […]

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