Updated on June 8, 2024

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Created on October 4, 2018

Kawok

Community mobile health platform

Developed By
  1. Tula Foundation
Tested By
  • Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) of Guatemala
Content Partners
Unknown

Author

Product Description

Kawok is a community mobile health (mHealth) platform developed by TulaSalud.

Target SDGs

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Community

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

TulaSalud in collaboration with Guatemala Government, Tula Foundation and Canada

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include RapidPro, Viamo, SurveyCTO, and Open Data Kit.

Manufacturing/Building Method

N/A

Intellectural Property Type

Copyright

User Provision Model

Through Guatemala Government

Distributions to Date Status

464 users

Design Specifications

The mobile app has been design for an intuitive and easy management and in compliance with the rules and protocols of the Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) of Guatemala. It has been designed to allow the users to easily identify where to locate the info he/she wants to register.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

TulaSalud

Replacement Components

N/A

Lifecycle

N/A

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Morbidity characterization. Selection of symptoms for morbidity early warnings. Program adaptation, e.g. malaria, tuberculosis, HIV. Customization of indicators and variables. Capability tool for health related promotion and prevention based on Government priorities.

Vetted Performance Status

Thousands of pregnant women and children under 5 years old monitored

Safety

N/A

Complementary Technical Systems

Web platform to access reports

Academic Research and References

Andrés Martínez-Fernández, Isabel Lobos-Medina, Cesar Augusto Díaz-Molina, Moisés Faraón Chen-Cruz, and Ignacio Prieto-Egido (2015): TulaSalud: An m-health system for maternal and infant mortality reduction in Guatemala. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. Vol 21, Issue 5, pp. 283 – 291

Ali Flaming, Molly Canty, Gillian Javetski, Neal Lesh (2015): The CommCare Evidence Base for Frontline Workers. CommCare

“Inicio.” n.d. Tulasalud.Org. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://www.tulasalud.org/

“Kawok.” n.d. Kawok.Net. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://www.kawok.net/inicio

“Goal 3.” n.d. Sdgs.Un.Org. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://sdgs.un.org/goals/goal3

“Kawok.” n.d. Kawok.Net. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://www.kawok.net/

Compliance with regulations

Compliance with the rules and protocols of the Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) of Guatemala

Evaluation methods

Tested by health workers of the Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) of Guatemala.

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