New York, NY
UNICEF is a international organization that focuses on promoting and securing the rights of children around the world. The organization active in more than 190 countries and territories through country programs and National Committees.
Caktus, alongside the UNICEF Innovation team helped write the software for a mobile health pilot program in Zambia and Malawi. Using the RapidSMS framework, the application helped expedite the coordination between rural health clinics and HIV testing centers, getting results back 1-2 months earlier than would be otherwise possible. There was a 57% increase in the turn around from the time a sample was taken and the collection facility. Also, there was a 56% increase between the sample collection time to the delivery of the results to the caregiver.