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Akros helped AIRS achieve a 97%
increase in IRS efficiency
UNICEF increased sanitation users by over 3 million with Akros
Zambia's Government improved HMIS
reporting rates by 32% using Akros
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.
When good leadership meets smart technology
On a sweltering summer day in Siavonga, a lakeside jewel of Zambia’s Southern Province, I sat down with Mr. Bisael Phiri, the District Surveillance Officer for Siavonga District, to get his perspective on the malaria situation in his region and at large in Zambia. A breeze lazily floating through an open window and a small […]
Reveal takes aim at malaria parasite through mass drug administration campaigns in Southern Province, Zambia
Deep in Zambia’s Southern Province, in a town a three-hour drive away from the district’s largest city and economic hub (Siavonga), lies Manchamvwa Health Facility. This clinic serves as the focal point for the health needs of hundreds of people who live in the surrounding villages, and as such, is often overwhelmed with the many […]
Operationalizing spatial intelligence means saving lives
As a spatial epidemiology PhD student, I was drawn to questions about how the environment relates to and facilitates vector-borne disease (diseases that are spread by vectors like mosquitos). These questions and interests tend to lead spatial epidemiology graduate school students (like I was) straight into the land of building spatial models. We effectively try [...]
Akros is a bit different than most development NGOs. Instead of a large corporate office in a distant setting, Akros bases its team in Southern Africa. If we are solving problems in rural developing contexts, shouldn’t we be near enough to the challenges so we understand them? We have chosen to be close to the [...]
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