Notice B

Promoting the collaborative development of proposals for investments in digital health global goods

Digital Square supports investments in digital health global goods, which are tools that are adaptable to different countries and contexts. Mature digital health global good software is software that is (usually) Free and Open Source (FOSS), is supported by a strong community, has a clear governance structure, is funded by multiple sources, has been deployed at significant scale, is used across multiple countries, has demonstrated effectiveness, is designed to be interoperable, and is an emergent standard application.

We are using an open proposal process. Your concept notes and proposals will be publicly posted, giving you and other submitters the opportunity to find collaborators and provide and receive feedback from your peers.

Proposals (62 total)

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Notice B: Prioritization & Optimization Analysis (POA): a tool for deploying healthcare workers according to data-driven analysis and prioritization of needs

Primary Author: Valerio Parisi
Application Status: 
In Scope - withdraw
Supporting Documents: 

Touch Foundation is proposing to partner with Digital Square to further improve the Prioritization and Optimization Analysis
(POA) tool and transform it into a Global Good.
POA is a Human Resources for Health (HRH) planning tool developed by Touch Foundation that allows Governments in
resource-constrained countries to optimize the allocation of healthcare workers given supply and financial constraints in order
to improve a population’s access to skilled health services. POA uses WHO’s Workload Indicators of Staffing Need (WISN)

Notice B: Productizing Two Large-scale Implementations of MOTECH for Global Reuse

Primary Author: Sai Kapilavai
Application Status: 
Not Approved

Aim of this proposal is to obtain funding for productizing implementations of two hugely successful programs, built on top of the popular
mHealth platform MOTECH. Mobile Academy (for educating field level workers - FLWs) and Kilkari (for targeted messaging to beneficiaries)
are IVR based solutions. These two implementations are being used in conjunction with Mobile Kunji (mobile and print-based job aids for
FLWs) to engage in effective social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) in poor and rural settings. National Scale-up Project (NSP)

Notice B: Program Implementation Process Assessment Tool

Primary Author: Jonathan Metzger
Application Status: 
In Scope - withdraw

The USAID DISCOVER-Health project is a five year USAID funded project that supports the Ministry Of Health in the provision of quality
Health services across all the ten provinces of Zambia, predominantly through an outreach model of service delivery, in order to reach
underserved areas and increase equity in access. The project outreach services runs from hub sites (static sites), which serves as operational
bases for outreach services in a hub and spoke manner. In addition general clinic to attend to patients with other health care needs is also

Notice B: Promoting Interoperable Health Records System and Measurement Device in Ghana

Primary Author: Rhoda Brown-Wood
Application Status: 
Out of Scope

Technology has facilitated connectivity in today's world. However, the swift transfer of information in the health system appears impeded
especially in developing countries. Integrated Healthcare through Evidence and Recording for Developing Countries (IHEARDC) has initiated
a project seeking to improve healthcare in developing countries by providing an all-in-one interoperable Electronic Health Record System
(EHRS) for evidence based treatment, continuity of care and the prevention of medical mistakes.

Notice B: PulseTile: Transforming Usability in Healthcare

Primary Author: Tony Shannon
Application Status: 
Not Approved

Healthcare IT at present is simply not good enough and poor usability is one of the key issues facing the sector, adversely impacting clinicians
at the frontline and impacting the care process.
PulseTile is an open source user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) framework developed by the non profit Ripple Foundation, grown
from the NHS in England, that is promoting and supporting the adoption of an open health and care platform to transform 21st Century health