Based in Nairobi, Kenya and Burlington, Vermont - Ona is a design and engineering firm with a world-class team of designers, engineers, and project managers who develop solutions to help address some of the world’s great challenges. Our tools are used globally to improve child and maternal health, governance, agriculture, access to infrastructure, and government accountability.
Ona was involved in the initial creation of OpenSRP in Karnataka State, India. Ona helps provide a lead technical and design coordination role for the OpenSRP technical partners.
The technology partners include an information technology team assembled in partnership with Innovation Healthy Indonesia (PT ISI) a social enterprise business which brings together technologists and scientists to tackle development issues through the application of smart technologies and diagnostics with a systems strengthening approach. The team are a group of young award-winning programmers with strong backgrounds in game-development and extensive user-design experience bringing with them a strong user-centred development and design approach to their work. The tech team includes a lead software engineer, a backend server application developer and a client side application developer with expertise in the Android environment, a data manager, and two coders.
mPower Social Enterprises Ltd. focuses on designing, developing and implementing technology solutions to help development organizations do better program delivery, training, monitoring and knowledge management, thereby maximizing impact. mPower creates customized technology solutions for data collection, medical record keeping, reporting and monitoring dashboards, which assists community health workers to collect information easily and ensures accountability of their tasks to their supervisors. mPower houses a team of designers, software development and quality assurance engineers, network engineers, data visualization and analytics specialists and project managers. mPower is currently supporting OpenSRP by gathering its requirements and is part of the core development team.
Interactive Health Solutions (IHS) is based in Karachi, Pakistan and has health informatics projects running in 15 countries and is focused on fostering equitable access to modern technologies for underserved communities. The IHS team specializes in providing open source solutions for mobile data collection, medical record systems, messaging systems, and interoperability. IHS has a team of more than twenty project managers, programmers, quality assurance staff, and implementation staff.
IHS is supporting IRD’s OpenSRP roll-out for ANC and childhood immunization programs in Pakistan as well as the core OpenSRP development team, particularly on interoperability of OpenSRP with OpenMRS and other systems.