Nyaya Health and Global Health Delivery 2.0: Using Open-Access Technologies for Transparency and Operations Research

  • The growing field of global health delivery is in need of technological strategies to improve transparency and operations research.
  • Our organization has implemented several simple “Web 2.0” strategies while delivering medical and public health services in rural Nepal.
  • These strategies help Nyaya Health improve transparency, receive critical commentary from outside experts, and compare approaches to organizing budgets, pharmaceutical procurement, medical treatment protocols, and public health programs.
  • The platforms include quantitative outcomes data and logistics protocols on a wiki; an open-access, online deidentified patient database; geospatial data analysis through real-time maps; a blog; and a public line-by-line online budget.

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