EpiSurveyor: A Smart Investment in Data Quality

Joel Selanikio ON 30 July 2012 - 6:27PM

I spotted an abstract online today, submitted by by SCMS to the AIDS2012 conference now taking place in Washington, DC. Entitled “A smart investment: the use of mobile technology to conduct the first assessment of the national HIV/AIDS supply chain system in Nigeria”, the abstract notes: “With immediate access to field data, the central team constantly monitored the data for quality and was able to send questions to the field teams and correct errors.” (click to read the full abstract) The abstract notes that EpiSurveyor was the mobile software used…

DataDyne Wins ComputerWorld 21st Century Achievement Award

Joel Selanikio ON 02 July 2012 - 6:09PM

Hot on the heels of being named one of 200 ComputerWorld laureates for “visionary applications of information technology promoting positive social, economic and educational change,” DataDyne was picked as one of only 10 laureates to receive the 21st Century Achievement Award. DataDyne won in the area of “collaboration,” in recognition of the impact its EpiSurveyor mobile data collection system is having on data collection and sharing for international development and global health. The award was presented at a gala event in Washington’s Mellon Auditorium. Read more at MSNBC or watch…

Who funds EpiSurveyor?

Joel Selanikio ON 02 July 2012 - 3:22PM

I recently gave an online talk about our EpiSurveyor mobile data collection software to an audience at TechChange, and during the Q&A I was asked several times “who funds EpiSurveyor?” This is actually one of the most common questions I am asked, and I’ve noticed that sometimes folks are so unprepared for the answer that they think they’ve misunderstood and ask me to clarify (hence the repeat questions).

Here’s the answer: EpiSurveyor is entirely funded by its users.

Nascop-UNICEF Support Supervision EpiSurveyor 9th to 13th April 2012

Joel Selanikio ON 10 April 2012 - 10:44AM

I am currently at Milele Hotel Nakuru,Kenya facilitating EpiSurveyor Training.Its a two day training on Mobile Phone Data Collection using EpiSurveyor.Heath workers participating in the survey are drawn from the 10 National Aids Control Programme (NASCOP) working under the M&E section within the programme.