e Supportive Supervision
John Snow India Private Limited, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh
August 2017 - Ongoing
SDRC is supporting John Snow India for Supportive Supervision Software for RMNCH+A Checklist to track health sector initiatives. The system shall enable real time visual and quantitative data about various RMNCH+A initiatives up to the facility level. The tools shall enable immediate feedback to the frontline workers as well as to program managers, implementers and policy makers. Besides, it shall offer multi-tenant, role based functionality to enable quick scalability and thus reduce the cost of deployment, implementation and capacity building. The system offers a "one stop" dashboard to be available online, offline as well as on mobile platform. The portal shall collate data from multiple sources and enable decision makers to identify hotspots and trends at an aggregate level as well as facility level.Go to Case Study
Effective Vaccine Management (EVM)
Bihar, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, India
July 2014 - Ongoing
The EVM initiative provides materials and tools needed to monitor and assess vaccine supply chains and help countries to improve their supply chain performance. WHO-UNICEF have designed the Global Effective Vaccine Management (EVM) initiative to help countries to improve the quality of their vaccine and cold chain management from the time the vaccine arrives in their country down to the service delivery point.
It is based on nine basic indicators listed below:
- Vaccine arrival procedures
- Vaccine storage temperatures
- Cold storage capacity
- Buildings, cold chain equipment and transport
- Maintenance of cold chain equipment and transport
- Stock management
- Effective vaccine delivery
- Vaccine Management practices
- SOPs and Supportive Management Systems
It consists of a series of focused questions, which are numerically scored based on the observed practices and records of the past 12 months, against recommended standards.
Based on facts collected from the field and recommendations developed by assessment team members, improvements plans are prepared, to address gaps in the system. In addition, the data is presented as an online dashboard, which facilitates the visualization of criteria and category scores of health facilities as maps and charts.Go to Case Study
Safe Care, Saving Lives
Access Health International, Telangana, India
January 2017 - Ongoing
The project focuses on process improvement in the labour rooms and special care newborn units in the public health facilities and neonatal intensive care units in public and private hospitals. SDRC developed a comprehensive technology solution for electronic data capture, data analysis and visualisation. The various modules under this are:
- Data entry
- Date capture from 3rd party applications
- Data migration
- Data analysis
- Content Management System
- Alerts and notification system
- Web and mobile dashboard for data dissemination/data reporting & visualization
- Planning module/program monitoring dashboard
District Gap Analysis
UNICEF, Chhattisgarh, India
August 2016 - April 2017
UNICEF in Chhattisgarh is working closely with the Department of Health and Family Welfare in areas related to system strengthening, capacity development, facility assessment, etc for improving the impact of health service delivery system. The comprehensive gap analysis of health facilities is expected to contribute in identifying gaps and bottlenecks as well as developing facility improvement plans. The main project features are:
- Development of digital forms for data collection and application for labour room data
- Dashboard to present the findings of the gap assessment exercise
- Data tree module
- Facility improvement programme module
- Reporting module
Prioritising Health in Legislative Spaces
National Foundation For India, Chhattisgarh, Odisha
June 2016 - Ongoing
This project focused on creating awareness among legislators by presenting evidence based data on various health issues, so that they would raise more health-related questions in the Assembly. As the knowledge partner, SDRC provided factsheets and scorecards based on latest published government statistics on health, and policy briefs.
Integrated Health Management Information System for Uttar Pradesh
UNICEF, Uttar Pradesh, India
January 2016 - Ongoing
SDRC is assisting to develop Health Programme Management Information System (HPMIS). This system shall enable monitoring of all the health programs under the RMNCH+A initiative. HPMIS shall offer seamless integration across all stages of data chain - data collection, collation, and visualization. The proposed solution shall seek to address the following objectives:
- Capture real time visual and quantitative data about various RMNCH+A initiatives up to the facility level. The tools shall enable immediate feedback to the frontline workers as well as to program managers, implementers and policy makers.
- Offer multi-tenant, role based functionality to enable quick scalability and thus reduce the cost of deployment, implementation and capacity building.
- Offer wizard based easy to use feature to enable subject matter experts (SME) to create new variables, specify aggregation levels, and compute ranks/indices.
- Integrate the data collection system with a "one stop" dashboard to be available online, offline as well as on mobile platform. The portal shall collate data from multiple sources and enable decision makers to identify hotspots and trends at an aggregate level as well as facility level.
- Provide users with options to download the information as pre-formatted reports as well as share via email.
IAPPD, UNICEF Bihar
UNICEF, Patna, India
September 2015 to May 2016
This program is aimed to enhance institutional capacity and preparedness of health facilities/outreach for prompt and effective management of childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia, improved access, coverage and utilization of Vitamin A, Zinc, ORS, and Antibiotics, strengthened referral linkages, developing a viable roadmap for state-wide rollout of IAPPD. Major activities include orientation and capacity building of key stakeholders, integrated SBCC campaign, mobilization of community level institutions, advocacy with private providers, knowledge management for better planning etc. As a part of this current assignment, the state data assistant will serve as IAPs representative at the state-level and work closely with the SHSB, ICDS, PHED, RD, Private practitioners, NGOs, programme officers and managers at various levels to achieve the objectives of IAP. S/he will also carry out state level operations (finance/administrative) and supervisory functions as assigned.
The specific tasks of Data Assistant will be to:
- Maintain State database related to IAPPD implementation.
- Maintain database of pool of Physicians and other clinical partners.
- Compile plans for Supportive Supervisory visits, track the progress and provide feedback.
- Data compilation and analysis.
- Assist IAP and state consultant in documenting findings, presentations for review meetings, maintaining office records and office equipment.
- Support in organization of events like reviews, trainings and workshops.
- Data upkeep to maintain data for trend analysis.
- Documenting case studies, success stories etc.
- Execute any other work assigned by the Supervisors or project consultant.
May 2015 to December 2015
The ULMAS system captures data pertaining to the various initiatives carried out by UNICEF's partners for the improvement of the lives of the children affected by EVD. It shall help organize information across several indicators and multiple sectors to help in understanding the results of the partner's initiative in an easy to consume manner. The application shall allow partners to upload data related to their engagement on the PCA's in a pre-approved XLS format. The application shall have a computation engine which would then compute all the key process indicators, outcome indicators and output indicators to produce the final aggregated results. The results shall then be displayed on an interactive dashboard for easy consumption by all the relevant stakeholders of the initiative.
Health System Strengthening through Supportive Supervision, Assam, Bihar
UNICEF, Bihar and Assam,
November 2014 - Ongoing
SDRC supported UNICEF offices of Assam and Bihar for mobile based supportive supervision of the Routine Immunisation monitoring as well as tracking the RMNCH+A program. Was able to reach out to more than 1500 facilities in Assam wherein data is collected on a monthly basis using a mobile based system and visualized on a web dashboard. User is able to analyse and compare over time period and download reports.
The project was awarded the best health technology project at North East Social Impact (NESI) award in 2016.
Routine Immunisation and Pentavalent Assessment, UNICEF (8 States)
July 2014 to March 2015
The RIPAS website enables online data entry as per the district and state checklists developed by WHO to enable Pentavalent preparedness assessment at the state and district level. Data can be entered using the online form or by using any android smartphone or tablet. The system covered eight out of 12 states that were being covered the national universal immunisation programme (UIP).
The system enabled collection of data as per the government of india format at a centralised location from eight states. Data was then visualised on a GIS dashboard. The system also enabled programme monitoring by tracking of the progress of data entry at state and district level.
Map Digitization and Training on DevInfo Database System
UNICEF, Jaipur, India
March 2010 to June 2010
Supported Government of Rajasthan in digitization of administrative boundaries down to the block level. The project will enable creation of a common database on health indicators and facilitate evidence based decision making and results based management.
Provide data processing and dissemination on DevInfo for Mission Indradhanush
UNICEF, Patna, India
April 2015 to September 2015
- Collection, collation, compilation of all three checklists from State/District/Block monitors during Mission Indradhanush.
- Analysis of data and sharing of data on daily basis during the campaign.
- Development of State/District and Block Factsheets and Dissemination of results at the end of each round of Mission Indradhanush.
- Submission of filled up MS Excel sheet as per the GOI suggested template as well as MS Power Point Presentation depicting relevant tables, graphs, and maps as per the approved layout.
- Provide ad hoc data analysis and report generation support as requested by UNICEF supervisors.
Development of data packets and a dashboard on specific themes/sectors affecting wellbeing of women and children
UNICEF, ICO, New Delhi, India
April 2015 to August 2015
Strengthening the review mechanisms for Mobile Medical Units in Jharkhand
UNICEF, Ranchi, India
March 2015 to March 2016
- To review the existing recording formats/registers and data base and recommend a mechanism and framework for review of the implementation of the MMU program.
- To provide support for the roll out of a reporting process and utilize the DevInfo software to monitor the access (through the GPS markers) and create a dashboard for key monitoring indicators at the state and district level.
Develop Health database using DevInfo and Generate Factsheets based on three years' Annual Health Survey datasets for Chhattisgarh and its districts.
UNICEF, Chhattisgarh, India
December 2014 to December 2014
Annual Health Survey in Bihar: Development of a comprehensive database on Health in Bihar and Generation of state and district level factsheets analysing AHS data.
UNICEF, Bihar, India
May 2014 to July 2014