By Benti Ejeta Ethiopia is revolutionizing its current health management information system by adopting DHIS2—a tool with global acclaim for transforming the way health data is collected, validated, visualized, and analyzed. Ethiopia is rolling out the eagerly awaited comprehensive health data management platform, commonly known as District Health Information Software 2 (DHIS2). By launching the […]
Wishing all safe and merry holiday! Thank you for your continued support to RHINO in 2017 and we look forward to providing even more resources, events, and discussion on routine health information in 2018.
Big Data for Development. You’ve seen that presentation title before, but are you really using big data in your organization to make data-driven decisions? Source: Your Organization is Not Ready for Big Data – ICTworks
With a focus on strengthening routine monitoring of child health services, USAID and MCSP hosted an Africa Regional Workshop in Johannesburg this September. The four-day workshop – entitled Improving Routine Data for Child Health in National Health Information Systems – was an energetic and productive affair, with more than 90 participants in attendance from 15+ countries. Presentations […]
Join the 93rd AeHIN Hour on October 25th at 12:00 GMT/20:00 Manila Time! The webinar will focus on Measure Evaluation‘s Health Information Systems (HIS) Strengthening Resource Center, a central hub, repository, and learning space for health professionals to share and exchange information on HIS strengthening. The webinar will feature speakers: Dr. Heidi Reynolds, PhD, PMH Director […]
A strong health information system that produces reliable, timely, and good-quality data is among several factors enabling health program managers to monitor, evaluate, and improve health system performance and make evidence-informed decisions. Routine health information systems (or RHIS—also called health facility and community information systems) regularly generate data that have been collected at public and […]
In November 2016, RHINO hosted a Satellite Session at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health System Research in Vancouver, Canada. During the session, panelists from the RHINO Board, current regional HIS networks (Relacsis in the Americas and AeHIN in Asia), and HIS thought leaders shared their insights around the importance of HIS in establishing resilient […]
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The Routine Health Information Network (RHINO) organized a session on Strengthening Routine Health Information Systems (RHIS) through Regional Networks on Monday, November 14 at the 2016 Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (HSR) in Vancouver. RHINO is an NGO established under the USAID-funded MEASURE Evaluation project in 2001 to advocate for strong RHIS. In June […]
Routine Health Information Systems: A Curriculum on Basic Concepts and Practice Use of information for evidence-based decision making produced by routine health information systems (RHIS) is still very weak in many low- and middle income countries (LMIC). In the June 2015 MA4Health Summit, USAID, WHO, and the World Bank called for action “to improve country health […]