Open Data Kit

Open Data Kit (ODK) is a suite of tools to help organizations collect, aggregate and visualize their data. Our goals are to make open-source and standards-based tools which are easy to try, easy to use, easy to modify and easy to scale. To this end, we are proud members of the OpenMobile Consortium, the OpenRosa Consortium, and active participants in the JavaRosa project.


RapidSMS is a free and open-source framework for dynamic data collection, logistics coordination and communication, leveraging basic short message service (SMS) mobile phone technology.
(source: official website)

Souktel Aidlink

Aidlink Surveys - Gather Basic Data in 4 Easy Steps

1) On a secure web panel, create your SMS survey: a sequence of short questions that can be sent out via text-message.
2) Send an SMS “alert” (see above) to thousands of registered users—or a small group of people—inviting them to answer the survey questions.
3) Users “text” their answers to the questions, one at a time.
4) Survey results appear directly in a secure online database, for quick analysis and response. Easily exportable to Excel/SAS/SPSS.


Sana is a standard-focused open-source system that supports audio, images, location-based data, text, and in the future, video. Sana's front-end for data and media capture is accessible through a fully programmable workflow interface. The back-end provides an intuitive user interface for management of medical media. Sana was built to be integrated with OpenMRS and other commonly used medical record systems for portability. The system infrastructure and design allows for modularity and interoperation. (source: official website)

This application is formerly known as MocaMobile.


Ushahidi (Swahili for "testimony" or "witness") is a website created in the aftermath of Kenya's disputed 2007 presidential election (see 2007–2008 Kenyan crisis) that collected eyewitness reports of violence sent in by email and text-message and placed them on a Google map.[1] It is also the name of the open source software developed for that site, which has since been improved, released freely, and used for a number of similar projects.


This open-source software for mobile devices is focused on primary health homecare. The goal is to use mobile tools to promote the improvement of health services for people with low incomes.

DataDyne Episurveyor

DataDyne's multiple-award-winning is the first web 2.0 application for international development and global health. It's a free mobile-phone-and-web-based data collection system that you can have up and running in an hour or less (think of the first time you logged into Gmail). No meetings, no grants, no MOU. Just log in and start collecting data! (source: official website)

Zyxware Health Monitoring System

This is a web based disease monitoring for monitoring diseases like chikungunya, malaria - reported by hospitals in a district, county, state or country. There is a reporting & analysis module and a GIS module which displays the data using google maps. (Source: official website)

Simulation of Infectious Spreading

Sispread allows to simulate the dynamics of an hypothetic infectious disease within a contact network of connected people. It is intended to help people concerned by public health to easily perform epidemic simulations and to analyze their results (Source: official website)

Real-time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance

Real-time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance (RODS) is open-source public health surveillance software. RODS collects and analyzes disease surveillance data in real time and has been in development since 1999 by the RODS Laboratory. (source: official website)

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