Mobile technologies
landscape and
opportunity for CSO
in Cambodia!
!
HEALTH | TECHNOLOGY | SUSTAINABILITY!
!
!

Channe Suy...
About Channe Suy
•  Almost 10 year of experience
working in technology design
and development!
•  Master degree in Compute...
our niche

We design and use open source technology tools to help partners
enhance collaboration, share knowledge and impr...
projects
Our approach facilitates collective
action by local partners, and is
being successfully applied globally.

Argent...
Mobile phone penetration in Cambodia

“It is estimated that there are 19 million mobile phones
in Cambodia – 1.3 phones fo...
Many existing tools & open source tools
Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 

1	

Problem driven, instead of
technology driven!
Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 

2	

•  Who is your end user? (the one
who will use the system)!
•  How will ...
Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 

2	

•  Who is your end user?
(the one who will use the
system)!
•  How will ...
Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 

3	

Is the system
infrastructure scalable? !
Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 

4	

Cost for starting and ongoing!
!
Example: server, hardware, SMS, call,
s...
Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 

5	

Contact point when
your system is down
(local vs international)!
!
Ex: 1...
Start with field testing and start small

Validate design
assumption!
!
Get end user
feedback!
Example: MObile Technology for Improved Family planning
Maries Stopes
International
Cambodia - MOTIF!
phone-based
interven...
Example: mobile technology in labor rights
ILO’s Better Factory
ProgramOutstanding
Workers!
Toll-free IVR line
that helps ...
Example: SMS reporting system for malaria cases
Malaria Consortium
– Malaria
Surveillance and
Alert!
Strengthening
Malaria...
Example of project applied mobile technology
Weekly infectious
disease reporting –
Health centers!
Health center is the
gr...
Example: improve the stock management of malaria treatment
drugs
Inventory Alert Tool
for Malaria Stock –
National Center ...
Recommendations

• 
• 
• 
• 

Understand your users/target groups!
Validate the design earlier!
Local tech partners!
Colla...
Upcoming: InSTEDD Innovation Camp

Innovative tech for women!
to celebrate International Women’s Day !

February 28, 2014!...
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Mobile Technologies Landscape and Opportunity for CSOs in Cambodia

  1. 1. Mobile technologies landscape and opportunity for CSO in Cambodia! ! HEALTH | TECHNOLOGY | SUSTAINABILITY! ! ! Channe Suy! Product Owner, InSTEDD iLabSEA! February 7, 2014!
  2. 2. About Channe Suy •  Almost 10 year of experience working in technology design and development! •  Master degree in Computer Application from Bangalore University, India! •  Co-Founded ShareVision, Snadai! •  Blogger and tech community fan ! channe@instedd.org! Twitter: s_channe! •  A serious cat lover!
  3. 3. our niche We design and use open source technology tools to help partners enhance collaboration, share knowledge and improve information flow so partners can better deliver critical services in their communities. overview
  4. 4. projects Our approach facilitates collective action by local partners, and is being successfully applied globally. Argentina Bangladesh Cambodia China Haiti Indonesia Kenya Laos Mexico Mozambique Rwanda Ghana Thailand USA Vietnam Zimbabwe
  5. 5. Mobile phone penetration in Cambodia “It is estimated that there are 19 million mobile phones in Cambodia – 1.3 phones for each of the country’s 15 million people.! Currently, only more than two million Cambodians are connected to the internet.”! Source: Southeastern Globe magazine, November 11, 2013!
  6. 6. Many existing tools & open source tools
  7. 7. Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 1 Problem driven, instead of technology driven!
  8. 8. Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 2 •  Who is your end user? (the one who will use the system)! •  How will they use the system? ! •  What would be the learning curve for them? ! •  What device do they have? "!
  9. 9. Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 2 •  Who is your end user? (the one who will use the system)! •  How will they use the system? ! •  What would be the learning curve for them? ! •  What device do they have? "!
  10. 10. Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 3 Is the system infrastructure scalable? !
  11. 11. Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 4 Cost for starting and ongoing! ! Example: server, hardware, SMS, call, staff, support and maintenance, etc. !
  12. 12. Getting Started – What aspects to consider? 5 Contact point when your system is down (local vs international)! ! Ex: 1hr or 1 week to get it fixed or up and running again.!
  13. 13. Start with field testing and start small Validate design assumption! ! Get end user feedback!
  14. 14. Example: MObile Technology for Improved Family planning Maries Stopes International Cambodia - MOTIF! phone-based intervention to support postabortion contraception for clients at four Marie Stopes clinics in Cambodia. !
  15. 15. Example: mobile technology in labor rights ILO’s Better Factory ProgramOutstanding Workers! Toll-free IVR line that helps factory workers understand about their rights, health, and safety through call quiz.!
  16. 16. Example: SMS reporting system for malaria cases Malaria Consortium – Malaria Surveillance and Alert! Strengthening Malaria Surveillance in Cambodia. Reporting malaria cases from the community!
  17. 17. Example of project applied mobile technology Weekly infectious disease reporting – Health centers! Health center is the grassroots health clinic of MoH. Real time infectious disease detection and response is very crucial to connect from health center.!
  18. 18. Example: improve the stock management of malaria treatment drugs Inventory Alert Tool for Malaria Stock – National Center for Malaria Control & CHAI! A bi-weekly update on their stock levels through SMS is a window into the current stock situations throughout the health centers.!
  19. 19. Recommendations •  •  •  •  Understand your users/target groups! Validate the design earlier! Local tech partners! Collaborate with private sectors!
  20. 20. Upcoming: InSTEDD Innovation Camp Innovative tech for women! to celebrate International Women’s Day ! February 28, 2014! To register: ilabsea@instedd.org!
  21. 21. ilabsoutheastasia.org

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