2nd EAC Regional E-Health & Telemedicine Workshop – Kigali, Rwanda

The main objective of the 2nd Regional E-Health and Telemedicine Workshop, Ministerial Conference and International Trade Exhibition is to have high level dialogue with different stakeholders on how technology can enhance healthcare delivery, brainstorm on the issue of ICT regulations especially those related to e-health, how to enhance usage of e-health platforms in East Africa […]

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Webinar: Using Embedded Research to Strengthen National Health Systems: Learning from Ghana and Ethiopia

From the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research: Webinar: Using Embedded Research to strengthen National Health Systems: Learning from Ghana and Ethiopia March 16, 2018, 16:00 CET Many low-and middle-income countries face numerous challenges in generating relevant, context sensitive, timely evidence that can be used in health policy decision-making. The natural consequences are weak […]

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New Resources for promoting data use at the community level

Use of Community Health Data for Shared Accountability MEASURE Evaluation, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), developed a guidance document, brief, and PowerPoint presentation for use by country ministries of health (MOHs), local government, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), civil society, and community leaders to foster community engagement and shared accountability for monitoring […]

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Save the Date: 6th AeHIN General Meeting + APAMI 2018 Conference

Mark your calendars, here are two events happening later this fall: On October 7-9, AeHIN will host its 6th General Meeting and Conference on Interoperable Digital Health for UHC. This year’s convening will take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Immediately following, on October 9-12, the Asia-Pacific Medical Informatics (APAMI) will host its 2018 Conference, Transforming […]

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Ethiopia Embarks on Standardizing Its Electronic Health Management Information System

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 […]

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Workshop Ensures Child Health & Nutrition Data is Used for Decision Making

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 […]

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AeHIN Hour on October 25th

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 […]

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