Zimbabwe Launches New Health Information System (HIS)
June 30, 2014
On June 5, 2014, the Government of Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC), and RTI International (RTI), supported by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), officially launched the new Zimbabwe national Health Information System (HIS), DHIS2, and the MoHCC website.


Tangerine Observations Pass the Half Million Mark
May 09, 2014

Tangerine, a mobile tool for testing and improving early grade reading and math skills, has now been used to collect more than 500,000 observations around the world.

RTI, partners develop web-based system to reduce HIV discrimination...
December 12, 2013

HIV-related stigma and discrimination remains a serious challenge in Ghana. The launch of a new web-based system in Ghana for handling cases of HIV-related discrimination is designed to improve access to justice for people living with HIV and key populations at higher risk of HIV.

Wireless Access for Health Discussed with World Trade Organization...
October 02, 2013

Filipe C. Canlas, Monique Rodriguez, Philippine Ambassador to the WTO, Esteban Cornejos Jr., and Tarlac Province Governor Victor Yap discussed the Wireless Access for Health (WAH) experience at the World Trade Forum panel discussion on Re-inventing Innovation through Public-Private Partnership, October 2, 2013, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

WAH Stakeholders' Review
March 19, 2013

The Wireless Access for Health team successfully held its 11th Stakeholders’ Meeting last December 7, 2012 in Angeles City, Pampanga.

Tangerine:Class to Present at UNESCO Mobile Learning Week
January 28, 2013

RTI International will present Tangerine:Class at the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris, France, February 18-22.  The UNESCO Mobile Learning Week seeks to address how mobile technologies can be used to further the Education For All (EFA), specifically looking at:

  • the role of mobile learning in increasing adult and childhood literacy;
  • how mobile technology can improve quality of education (including supporting teachers); and
  • exploring mobile learning to improve gender equality in education.  
Tangerine Demonstration at National Press Club, Washington, DC
April 12, 2012

At this forum, a group of leading international education experts will discuss progress made and remaining challenges associated with assessing and improving literacy in developing countries. Following the discussion, RTI will provide a hands-on demonstration of Tangerine™, an open-source data collection software developed by RTI using internal funds. Designed for mobile devices, it records student responses to early grade reading and mathematics assessments and background questionnaires.


Tangerine Mobile for Early Grade Reading and Math Assessment (EGRA...
March 23, 2012

RTI has released Tangerine™, a mobile software application for Early Grade Reading Assessment (EGRA) and Early Grade Mathematics Assessment (EGMA). Tangerine is designed for use on mobile computers, including tablet computers and Android smartphones, and is optimized for touchscreens.

ZEPRS Exceeds Five Million Patient Encounters
September 15, 2011

In continuous use by clinics since February 2006, The Zambian Electronic Perinatal Record System (ZEPRS) in Lusaka, Zambia, has now been used by clinicians to manage more than five million patient encounters.

Quality Data for Quality Care in Zimbabwe and Tanzania
June 09, 2011

In Tanzania and Zimbabwe, two new projects funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and implemented by RTI, aim to the challenges of health information system strengthening. Both countries' governments recently introduced five-year health information system (HIS) strategic plans that lay out the critical issues and the necessary actions. The projects will strengthen the ability of the ministries of health to carry out these plans, by involving decision-makers at district, provincial, and national levels.