The main objective of this project is to improve preparedness and response to public health emergencies as well as enhance methods of disease detection and outbreak prevention via efficient technological tools for data collection, visualization and timely interpretation of datasets.
UK Department of International Development (DFID)/Centres for Disease Control Foundation (CDCF)
eHA implements this project in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) to operationalize a 24 hr National call centre with a decentralized alert management system across 13 districts manned by district coordinators and operators.
Data analytics from the calls are pushed to the District Health Management Teams (DHMTs) in real time. In the event of an emergency/outbreak, the 117 also becomes a coordinating and logistics management connector between the public and the MOHS emergency response teams.
Community Members, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Government of Sierra Leone, Health sector and disease/emergency response stakeholders, researchers. The various groups will benefit from real time alerts and automated referral processes, and information garnered from data collection processes can provide evidence for decision-making processes.
surveillance and emergency response cases have been made through the 117 system
of all reported cases to 117 are dispatched to the appropriate health and emergency personnel for immediate follow on actions
personnel trained in using 117 alerts system for public health emergency response