Our Tools & Technology

From mobile apps to management software to other real-time decision-making techniques, we offer health workers the tools and technology they need to do their very best work.

We develop solutions that are open source, data-driven, sustainable, and collaborative, working with and building the skills of local experts and partners.

And as a pioneer in the field of health workforce informatics, we’re committed to using technology, information, and analytical approaches to support the people at the center of our health systems.

Find out how we’re helping more health workers than ever to provide high-quality care around the world.

Featured Tools

Selected Achievements

Improved the health of mothers and babies throughout rural India through technology and training for community-based midwives and accredited social health activists.


Developed mHero, a two-way, mobile phone-based communication system system that keeps health system leaders in touch with frontline health workers during emergencies and beyond.


Rolled out iHRIS, our open source software for managing health workforce information, in Ghana. More than 19,000 health worker records are captured in the system, which is being used to plan and adjust facility staffing levels to improve health services.


Deployed iHRIS—our free, open source software for managing health workforce information—in 28 countries, resulting in huge cost savings and data for decision-making.


Implemented low-cost innovations powered by mobile technology to improve health management information systems and contraceptive logistics in Senegal, and help health workers more quickly find the information they need to make decisions.
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