The CommCare Evidence Base Overview

More studies have assessed CommCare's impact than any other mobile platform for frontline workers

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The CommCare Evidence Base Overview

More studies have assessed CommCare's impact than any other mobile platform for frontline workers

Abstract

The CommCare Evidence Base includes more than 75 studies that explore CommCare’s impact on frontline programs. This resource lives as an online, up-to-date repository, with new studies being shared and published frequently. Dimagi maintains the CommCare Evidence Base and adds new studies as they are discovered.

In addition to maintaining the CommCare Evidence Base, Dimagi has also published The CommCare Evidence Base Overview. This resource sheds light on our key learnings from the studies included in the CommCare Evidence Base. To read our analysis of how CommCare and mobile tools in general can impact frontline programs at the last mile, please download the CommCare Evidence Base Overview.

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Highlights

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An RCT in South Africa found that FLWs using CommCare for cardiovascular disease (CVD) screenings took 75% less time.

In a study with Pathfinder international, the use of CommCare helped increase the provisionof HIV tests from 67.5% to 82.2%.

After incorprating performance feedback, frontline workers in one study made 24% more visits than control group over a 12-month period.