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Niamh Darcy

Senior Systems Analyst

Niamh Darcy is a senior ICT/M&E program manager in RTI International’s Research Computing Division. She has more than 28 years of experience in information and communication technologies (ICT), consulting, engineering, and international development work, most recently in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Ghana, India, Jordan, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Tanzania, the Ukraine, the West Bank, Yemen, and Zambia.

Ms. Darcy provides technical leadership and program management for international development projects involving preparing Internet applications; providing access to relevant and timely information for national, local, and decentralized governments; developing eHealth strategy and enterprise architecture; building health information systems (HIS); developing school-to-work learning enterprises; and supplying general information technology (IT) support. She provides health informatics technical assistance to the Expanding Maternal and Neonatal Survival (EMAS) project in Indonesia. She is the project director for the Tanzania HIS technical assistance project and provides ICT, management, and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) technical assistance. 


MS, Computer Science (summa cum laude), Northeastern University; BS, Electronic Engineering (summa cum laude), University College Dublin

Latest Publications

Elias, M., Mukela, J., Rulagirwa, H., Swai, A., Danford, H., Perera, S., & Darcy, N. (2014). eHealth Strategy transforming health care delivery in Tanzania. Presented at The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium, Washington D.C., November 15–19, 2014, 2014.
Pouezevara, S., Mekhael, S.W., & Darcy, N. (2014). Planning and evaluating ICT in education programs using the four dimensions of sustainability: A program evaluation from Egypt. International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 10 (2):120-141.
Stanton, C.K., Newton, S., Mullany, L.C., Cofie, P., Agyemang, C.T., Adiibokah, E., Amenga-Etego, S., Darcy, N., et al. (2013). Effect on postpartum hemorrhage of prophylactic oxytocin (10 IU) by injection by community health officers in Ghana: A community-based, cluster-randomized trial. PLoS Medicine, 10 (10):e1001524.
Stanton, C.K., Newton, S., Mullany, L.C., Cofie, P., Agyemang, C.T., Adiibokah, E., Darcy, N., et al. (2012). Impact on postpartum hemorrhage of prophylactic administration of oxytocin 10?IU via UnijectTM by peripheral health care providers at home births: Design of a community-based cluster-randomized trial. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 12 :42.
Viswanathan, M., Lux, L., Lohr, K.N., Swinson Evans, T., Rojas Smith, L., Woodell, C., Mansfield, C., Darcy, N., et al. (2011). Translating evidence-based interventions into practice: The design and development of the Merck Childhood Asthma Network, Inc. (MCAN). Health Promotion Practice, 12 (6, Suppl. 1):9S-19S.
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  • Information and Communication Technology
  • M&E Systems and Information Management
  • Business/Systems Analysis
  • Project Management, International Development