Akros Materials

Corporate Brochure

The corporate brochure gives a general overview of Akros activities and capabilities. Click here to download a PDF copy.


This one pager is a primer on the capabilities of Reveal—an open source platform that uses spatial intelligence to drive the delivery of life-saving interventions. Click here to download a PDF copy.


Article NameJournalAuthorLink
Using geospatial models to map zero-dose children: factors associated with zero-dose vaccination status before and after a mass measles and rubella vaccination campaign in Southern province, ZambiaBMJ Global HealthArambepola, et al.Click here
Retrospective evaluation of the effectiveness of indoor residual spray with pirimiphos‐methyl (Actellic) on malaria transmission in ZambiaMalaria JournalKeating, et al.Click here
Comparing prioritization strategies for delivering indoor residual spray (IRS) implementation, using a network approachMalaria JournalRyan, et al.Click here
Leveraging risk maps of malaria vector abundance to guide control efforts reduces malaria incidence in Eastern Province, ZambiaScientific ReportsLarsen, et al.Click here
Modeling consensus and distance to delivering indoor residual spray (IRS) implementation strategies to control malaria transmissionbioRxivRyan, et al.Click here
The use of spatial and genetic tools to assess Plasmodium falciparum transmission in Lusaka, Zambia between 2011 and 2015Malaria JournalBridges, et al.Click here
Malaria case management in Zambia: A cross-sectional health facility surveyActa TropicaWorges, et al.Click here
A Disruptive Cue Improves Handwashing in School Children in ZambiaOxford University PressNaluonde, et al.Click here
Accuracy and impact of spatial aids based upon satellite enumeration to improve indoor residual spraying spatial coverageMalaria JournalBridges, et al.Click here
Mobile Solutions for Malaria Elimination Surveillance SystemsSpecial ReportVital WaveClick here
Improving Data Quality in Mobile Community-Based Health Information Systems – Guidelines for Design and ImplementationSpecial ReportMEASURE EvaluationClick here
Shifting the burden or expanding access to care? Assessing malaria trends following scale-up of community health worker malaria case management and reactive case detectionMalaria JournalLarsen, et al.Click here
A Mobile-Based Community Health Management Information System for Community Health Workers and Their Supervisors in 2 Districts of ZambiaGlobal Health: Science and PracticeBiemba, et al.Click here
Mobility up the sanitation ladder following community-led total sanitation in rural ZambiaJournal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for DevelopmentRusspatrick, et al.Click here
Location, location, location: environmental factors better predict malaria-positive individuals during reactive case detection than index case demographics in Southern Province, ZambiaMalaria JournalLarsen, et al.Click here
A Mobile Platform Enables Unprecedented Sanitation Uptake in ZambiaPLoS Neglected Tropical DiseasesMarkle, et al.Click here
A qualitative review of implementer perceptions of the national community‑level
malaria surveillance system in Southern Province, Zambia
Malaria JournalLohfeld, et al.Click here
Evaluation of the operational challenges in implementing reactive screen-and-treat and implications of reactive case detection strategies for malaria elimination in a region of low transmission in southern ZambiaMalaria JournalSearle, et al.Click here
A framework for evaluating the costs of malaria elimination interventions: an application to reactive case detection in Southern Province of Zambia, 2014Malaria JournalLarson, et al.Click here
Factors impacting on menstrual hygiene and their implications for health promotionGlobal Health PromotionLahme, et al.Click here
Malaria elimination: surveillance and responsePathogens and Global HealthBridges, et al.Click here
Chiengi District, Zambia Open Defecation Free after 1 Year of Community-Led Total SanitationAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and HygieneZimba, et al.Click here
Targeting indoor residual spraying for malaria using epidemiological data: a case study of the Zambia experienceMalaria JournalPinchoff, et al.Click here
Malaria surveillance in low-transmission areas of Zambia using reactive case detectionMalaria JournalLarsen, et al.Click here
Enhanced surveillance and data feedback loop associated with improved malaria data in Lusaka, ZambiaMalaria JournalChisha, et al.Click here
Modular laboratories--cost-effective and sustainable infrastructure for resource-limited settingsAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and HygieneBridges, et al.Click here
Open-source satellite enumeration to map households: planning and targeting indoor residual spraying for malariaMalaria JournalKamanga, et al.Click here
Community-Led Total Sanitation Mobile Surveillance (p.26-27), mSpray (p.36-37)mHealth Compendium, Volume 4 (USAID)AkrosClick here

In the News

2022/05/25Hyperlocal geospatial data to guide COVID-19 vaccination in SenegalCOVIDaction MediumClick here
2021/02/17How Spatial Intelligence Solutions Can Improve Public Health OutcomesICTWorksClick here
2020/10/15Using Geospatial Intelligence to Deliver Precision Public HealthExplore 2020Click here
2020/07/30Zambian government works with GRID3 and partners to control malariaGRID3Click here
2020/05/11Insights from a remote scoping and validation exercise: digitalising seasonal malaria chemopreventionMalaria ConsortiumClick here
2019/11/16How CLA Helped Increase Self-Reliance in ZambiaUSAID Learning LabClick here
2018/08Information and Communication Technology for Community Led Total SanitationUSAIDClick here
2018/04/18mSpray™ is a revolutionary new tool, and people are taking notice. Big people.Malaria SummitClick here
2017/05Dramatic rise in sanitation uptake in ZambiaThe Health PressClick here
2017/01/27Mobile Platform Enables Unprecedented Sanitation Uptake in ZambiaCLTS Knowledge HubClick here
2016/07/28Akros selected as GAVI Pacesetter organizationGAVI INFUSEClick here
2016/06/03Tracking the construction of latrines in ZambiaCLTS Knowledge HubClick here
2015/12/09How Zambia is Tackling MalariaAfrica TimesClick here
2015/12/04How tech is changing international developmentAfrica TimesClick here
2015/05/26Promoting WASH Through Traditional Leaders and TechnologyThe Huffington PostClick here
2015/05/21A Toilet in Every Home: Zambians Celebrate Sanitation MilestoneNPR: Goats and SodaClick here
2014/07/08Kazungula District … CLTS should be taken seriously in every communityLusaka VoiceClick here
2015/07/12Chiengi celebrates open defecation-free statusDaily MailClick here
2015/01/04Akros Conducts Pilot Using Android Tablets to Combat MalariaGlobal Health CorpsClick here
2014/02/14ITNs abused in KalomoLusaka VoiceClick here
2014/01/18Mkushi EHTs equipped to fight open defecationLusaka VoiceClick here
2013/04/25How Cell Phones Are Helping Fight MalariaPBS Newhour: Blog of News and Insight (Ukraine)Click here