Jul 25, 2017
The People You Need On Your Data Team
If you want your project to be successful, you will need good people on your team. Happy, hard-working experts. Your team will need skills across two dimensions. They should be specialists in their...
Jul 07, 2017
Making a Plan Before Collecting Data
Do you want to make life better for someone who is suffering? Maybe you want to reduce the burden of Malaria in Eastern Kenya or protect mothers from gender-based violence in the Central African...
Jun 06, 2017
18th Neglected Tropical Disease -- Chromomycosis
This past week the World Health Organization agreed to class the disease chromomycosis as a Neglected Tropical Disease. This after years of lobbying by the group GAFFI, based in Geneva. Recognition...
May 29, 2017
Authoring an XLSForm to Create a Basic Survey
There are countless ways to develop a survey, but none as comprehensive as the XLSForm. XLSForms are easy to author, and can be as simple or complex as needed to meet your goals. There are two ways...
May 24, 2017
How to Train Like the CDC
The CDC through AFENET runs a program called START Kenya. START Kenya provides on-the-job training and mentoring to sub-county and health facility immunization staff to improve program planning,...
May 23, 2017
LINKS System is now part of SDK
Standard Code's product Secure Data Kit adopted LINKS System this week. This is a note that describes the new addition to users of LINKS System. The NTD Support Center (NTD-SC) at The Task Force...