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Network: Non Governmental Organizations & Social Enterprises

Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC)

The organization:
The Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) is the longest-established membership organization in Cambodia. Since 1990, it has has played a unique role in strengthening the cooperation, professionalism, accountability, governance, and development effectiveness of the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working across diverse sectors in Cambodia.

The relationship:
InSTEDD iLab Southeast Asia is a member of CCC’s ICT Working Group to promote individual and organizational practice and professionalism through smarter use and management of Information and Communication Technology. The ICT Working Group will play a role as an oversight committee to provide strategic and technical support to NGO community to promote and improve their ICT standard and system for their effectiveness and efficiency development of Cambodia.

Website: http://www.ccc-cambodia.org/

 

BBC Media Action

The organization:  For the past 10 years, BBC – Media Action has used media channels such as TV and radio to improve health throughout Cambodia. Their projects have tackled maternal and child health issues, HIV and AIDS and malaria. Funded by UNDP and implemented by the BBC Media Action, Loy9 is an entertaining and inspiring mass media campaign on TV, radio, online and print, which focuses on engaging youth in local and national decision making.

        
The relationship: With funding from the SPIDER center, we created a customized version of our Interactive Voice Response System (IVR), Verboice.  As an extension to the TV, radio and online presence, we are working with BBC Media Action to customize Verboice to support  Loy9 to empower youth’s social involvement through on demand content accessible through mobile phones.

Website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaaction

 

Marie Stopes International Cambodia

The organization:  Marie Stopes International Cambodia is a leader in reproductive and sexual health services. Their strategy is based on the believe that when women and men are empowered to be decision makers in their own reproductive health destiny, they can build a brighter future for themselves and their families; living happier, healthier and more prosperous lives.  As part of the Marie Stopes International family, operating in over 40 countries around the world, headquartered in the United Kingdom; Marie Stopes global commitment is to the people and governments we work with to increase access to high quality, safe and affordable reproductive and sexual health services.

The relationship: With funding from the SPIDER center, we created a customized version of our Interactive Voice Response System (IVR), Verboice, in order to support their women’s health services follow up process.   Verboice is used as an educational resource to ensure that women have access to more information about safe contraception options.

Website: http://mariestopes.org.kh/

 

ILO Better Factories Cambodia

The organization:  Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) is a unique programme of the International Labour Organization. aims to improve working conditions in Cambodia’s export garment factories. It combines independent monitoring with finding solutions, through suggestions to management, training, advice and information.  Better Factories Cambodia is managed by the International Labour Organization but relies on collaboration with the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) and the country’s trade unions.

        
The relationship: With funding from the SPIDER center, we configured our Interactive Voice Response System (IVR), Verboice, which enables ILO’s Better Factories Cambodia to connect directly with factory workers in order to help them better understand their rights. Using Verboice, BFC has developed a quiz which allows garment factory workers to call in to the system to answer to several questions related to salaries, work safety and personal health.

Website: http://www.betterfactories.org/

 

Women’s Media Center

The organization: Women’s Media Center of Cambodia (WMC) is leading local organization working on women’s empowerment and gender equality in Cambodia. They founded the FM 102 radio station in 1999, with the objective of being recognized for high quality radio programs and to be respected nationally and internationally for being their professional and ethical leadership in Cambodia’s media sector. WMC delivers national awareness and informative programs on a diverse range of issues affecting contemporary Cambodia, with a special focus on the roles and rights of Cambodian women.

       
The relationship: With funding from the SPIDER center, we provided technical consulting and developed an interactive voice response (IVR) service which compliments their existing work.  Through a customized version of Verboice, the Women’s Media Center is implementing a series of mobile-based information telephone hotlines, scheduled advice services and question boxes for women that complement and extend their current work. Through a customized version of Verboice , women and children will be able to access on demand health information services, therefore increasing their awareness and understanding of health issues that affect them.

Website: http://www.wmc.org.kh

 

Open Institute

The organization: The Open Institute is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization that envisions Cambodia as a country in which widespread access to high quality education, information, communication, and technology lead to a more developed and just society. The mission of the organization is to ensure that the benefits of technology for social and economic advance are usable in Cambodian society.

 

The relationship: With funding from the SPIDER center, we provided technical consulting and developed an interactive voice response (IVR) service which compliments their existing work.  Through a customized version of Verboice, the Women’s Media Center is implementing a series of mobile-based information telephone hotlines, scheduled advice services and question boxes for women that complement and extend their current work. Through a customized version of Verboice , women and children will be able to access on demand health information services, therefore increasing their awareness and understanding of health issues that affect them.

Website: http://www.open.org.kh/en

 

Population Services International (PSI)

The organization: Population Services International (PSI) has operated for 11 years in Laos, implementing targeted behavior change interventions and social marketing products and services to address HIV/AIDS and STIs, Malaria and Reproductive Health.

The relationship: PSI has been using GeoChat  to improve their ability to distribute important health education information to over 1200 high risk individuals across Lao. We helped PSI to set up a local gateway through Nuntium that can run on a mobile android platform.

Since PSI found using GeoChat  was easy to use and helpful, they expanded their use of the tool to support their own internal operations. Now they use GeoChat  as a primary way for their headquarters to stay in touch with over 50 staff members.

Website: http://www.psi.org/laos

 

MEDiCAM

The organization: MEDiCAM is the leading non-profit and non-partisan membership organisation for active NGOs in Cambodia’s health sector.  Every year, MEDiCAM gathers approximately 110-115 members from both international and local NGOs, with UN and bilateral agencies joining at Associate Members level, and individuals at Observer level.

 

The relationship:  MEDiCAM has been using our GeoChat tool as a communication channel to connect their NGO members to share upcoming events and notifications.

Website: http://www.medicam-cambodia.org/

 

Clinton Health Access Initiative

The organization: The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. CHAI’s solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to life-saving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs. In Cambodia beside working with National Center for HIV Aid, CHAI is also a partner working with The National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM).

The relationship: We supported their malaria drug program with our Resource Map tool to capture malaria drug updates from at risk health centers on a two week cycle.  The goal of monitoring resources so closely is to improve the stock management of malaria treatment drugs. This tool helps the health centers to avoid the possibility of over or under stocking important drug supplies. 

 

 

Website: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org/

 

Malaria Consortium Cambodia

The organization:  The Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading non-profit organisation dedicated to the control of malaria.  They apply their depth of technical expertise and practical experience to develop smarter solutions that improve and save lives. Beyond malaria, the Malaria Consortium works to control childhood illnesses, with a new focus on treating and preventing neglected tropical diseases.

 

The relationship: We provided technical consulting and developed the Malaria Day Zero Alert System for the Malaria Consortium in Cambodia in order to support their program with The National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM).   We worked  with the largest mobile operator in Cambodia, CamGSM on the Consortium’s behalf to secure a toll free number and non-expiring SIM cards for their health staff to use for the Malaria Day Zero System. 

 

In addition, we supported their malaria drug program with our Resource Map tool to capture malaria drug updates from at risk health centers on a two week cycle.  The goal of monitoring resources so closely is to improve the stock management of malaria treatment drugs. This tool helps the health centers to avoid the possibility of over or under stocking important drug supplies. 

Website: http://www.malariaconsortium.org/pages/asia.htm

 

FHI TB Care Program

The organization: FHI is a member of the Tuberculosis Coalition for Technical Assistance (TBCTA), a unique coalition of major international organizations in TB control.  The coalition was formed in 2000 and has been a lead technical assistance partner for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Global Health in developing and implementing TB control strategies.

The Tuberculosis Control Assistance Program (TB CAP) is a USAID five-year cooperative agreement that was awarded to TBCTA with the Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) as the lead partner. During the second five-year project currently underway (2005–2010), TB CAP will contribute to the decrease in morbidity and mortality by increasing case detection and treatment success of TB patients in USAID priority countries.

The relationship: We provided technical assistant in developing SMS and online applications for a Lab Result Alert system which supported the National Centre for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control (CENAT). The goal of applying this technology is to improve the efficiency of reporting TB lab results to patients living in rural villages of the Kampong Cham province of Cambodia by reducing the time between when a lab result is processed and when the health center received that information.

Learn more about how this system works here.

Website: http://www.fhi360.org/en/CountryProfiles/Cambodia/index.htm

 

Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation

The organization: Pangaea is a US-based non-profit focused on reducing the impact of HIV in the world through programs primarily focused in Africa and China.

The relationship: We provide technology support for Pangaea’s HIV and Preventing Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV projects.  Support included mobile patient reminder systems for continuity of care and architecture consulting on mHealth applications for the prevention of maternal-child transmission of HIV, tuberculosis testing and treatment, and other maternal-child health issues.

Website: http://www.pgaf.org

 

Digital Divide Data

The organization: Digital Divide Data is an international, non-profit IT company that builds bridges to opportunity in the global economy.  DDD provides job and educational opportunities to its staff that empower them for brighter futures.

The relationship: Digital Divide Data provided InSTEDD with help and staff to support the initial formation of the iLab Southeast Asia, as well as support for localization and quality assurance aspects of technical projects.

 

Website: http://www.digitaldividedata.org

 

YEJJ

The organization: Yejj  Web Development & Outsourcing provides leading edge web development, databases, applications & hosting to clients in Europe & Cambodia.

The relationship: Yejj supported the early setup of the iLab Southeast Asia by helping establish the local organization, appropriate human resource processes and IT support.

 

Website: http://www.yejj.com