Maternal, Adolescent, and Child Health

IDEAS – Informed Decisions for Actions in Maternal and Newborn Health

  IDEAS is a measurement, learning and evaluation project based at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). The project aims to find out “what works, why, and how” for maternal and newborn health in three low-resource settings in Nigeria, India, and Ethiopia. The IDEAS team includes 20 research and professional support staff, […]

The IeDA Study – Integrated eDiagnosis Approach for the management of childhood illnesses at primary health facilities in Burkina Faso

Status: Ongoing Study Start Date: September 2014 Estimated End Date: September 2017 Current adherence to Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses guidelines is very low in Burkina Faso. A promising new approach involves using tablet computers to guide medical practitioners through the guidelines in real-time during a consultation. The data collected can then be used within cycles of […]