Communicating Ideas More Effectively by Expanding Your Design Toolkit

Tahmid Chowdhury explains how JSI is working to build the capacity of public health professionals to more effectively communicate quantitative and qualitative design through better design.

Decentralized Use of Data for Decisionmaking Critical to Accountability

Writing from the first regional conference on Measurement and Accountability for Health in Dhaka, Bangladesh, JSI’s Tariq Azim explains the importance of making health data accessible and understandable to non-health sector players.

What We Learned When We Asked #HSR2014 Participants About People-Centered Health Systems

The theme of the Third Global Health Systems Research Symposium was the science and practice of people-centered health systems. But what do we mean when we say “people-centered”? What seems straightforward can actually be quite complex.

Limited network? No problem! Using cell phones to collect data in resource constrained settings

Sierra Leone isn’t renowned for its network connectivity or technology. Only 38% of the population has a mobile phone, and only 1.6% of the population has reliable internet access. Even in resource limited sites, mobile data collection platforms have proven to be smart solutions to ensure high-quality real-time data as long as they’re tailored to local contexts.

Streamlining the Data Collection Process using Mobile Technology: an Example from SC4CCM

Evaluators in the 21st century have access to a multitude of innovative technologies for improving the efficiency and quality of data they collect.

New application of demographic and health survey in nutrition modeling

This post is the first in a series around “Evaluation in the 21st Century,” this year’s theme for the annual Evaluation Conference, hosted by the American Evaluation Association.