Mixed-Method Impact Evaluation of a Mobile Phone Application for Nutrition Monitoring in Indonesia

by Inka Barnett, Yosellina, Sigit Sulistyo et al.
Institute of Development Studies (IDS), July 2016

54 pp. 1.5 MB
http://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/bitstream/123456789/12077/1/ER200_MixedMeth
odImpactEvaluationofaMobilePhoneApplicationforNutritionMonitoringinIndonesia.pdf
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The use of mobile phone technology may offer innovative opportunities to strengthen community-based growth monitoring and make it more effective for tackling child malnutrition. Despite global enthusiasm for using mobile phones for nutrition monitoring and surveillance systems, there are only very few studies that have critically assessed their application. Together with World Vision Indonesia and World Vision Canada, the Institute of Development Studies aimed to fill this evidence gap and evaluate the piloting of a mobile phone application for community-based growth monitoring.

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