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DFID Recognises mTrac for Excellence

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Publication Date: 
February 7, 2013

In a recent speech, the United Kingdom's newly appointed Development Secretary Justine Greening sets out the priorities for UKAID in the coming years. One of the key areas of emphasis will be on innovative uses for technology in the delivery and monitoring of public services. Secretary of State Greening highlighted mTrac as an example of the successful application of mobile technology for monitoring medicine stock levels.

DFID is the primary funder of the mTrac program in Uganda. See the links and attachment for the complete speech.

mTrac – Changing the face of health service delivery in Uganda using SMS

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Publication Date: 
September 28, 2012

Imagine limping into a clinic with a heavy bout of malaria in a remote Sub-county clinic in North Eastern Uganda, not knowing if you will walk out alive and well reports UNICEF’s Yusuf Atef. Only to find that – thanks to an innovative system called mTrac – you do walk out alive, well and in possession of all the proper drugs you need.

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