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

Boosting disease detection through rapid diagnostics, mobile devices, and mapping

Many sub-saharan African countries are facing a double burden of both infectious disease and chronic diseases—malaria, HIV, and TB are often coupled with diabetes and hypertension. Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) may be used to test for a variety of infectious and chronic diseases even outside of clinic settings—for example community health workers may provide these […]

African Data Scientists Set to Gather in Kigali for the 3rd DS-I Africa Consortium Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *********************************************** KIGALI, RWANDA – November 3, 2023 – The Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I-Africa) Consortium is thrilled to announce the 3rd DS-I Africa Consortium Meeting, a significant event that promises to foster collaboration and innovation in the field of data science and health across Africa. The event […]

Malaria control and elimination from every angle: Mapping and applying larval source management with Reveal

Malaria is prevented through use of many tools, one being the management of larval breeding areas, also known as “larval source management” (LSM). The objective of LSM is to reduce the number of mosquito larvae and pupae so as to reduce the potential for malaria transmission. Today, there is renewed interest in LSM, especially in […]

Luanshya District pushes towards malaria elimination through application of geospatial technologies to guide and deliver malaria interventions

Malaria elimination requires consistent high coverage of effective malaria prevention and treatment interventions—and high coverage is challenging to achieve particularly in developing countries where highly urban or highly rural areas may not have address systems, limited maps, and challenging access due to rains, poor infrastructure, flooding, or severe events or conflict.  In order for insecticides, […]

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