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Friday, September 6 • 4:35pm - 4:40pm
Turning Data into Meaningful Information

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Not only is the use of mobile devices pivotal in collecting real-time information but it further generates data and translates raw input into meaningful information. By building backend logic and calculations to automatically determine eligibility for a girls' HIV support group based on the girls' answers, this pre-programed algorithm allowed data collectors to rapidly administer the tool and immediately receive results: a popup with the girl’s eligibility and instructions appeared. The screening tool was rapidly deployed with great success. With mobile devices, the use of open source software, and an strong digital ecosystem our "smart" eligibility screening tool is extremely effective and efficient.


Bolanle Olapeju

Research and Evaluation Officer, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
Bolanle Olapeju is a dynamic leader and certified public health expert with multiple advanced degrees and over ten years’ experience in the public health sector. Background in public health clinical practice. Robust experience in the Sub-Saharan African health context. Social and... Read More →

Friday September 6, 2019 4:35pm - 4:40pm EDT
Academy Hall FHI 360 Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave, 8th Floor, Washington, DC
  Data, Lightning Talk
  • session type Plenary Talk