This past week at the United Nations General Assembly, the world moved forward with adopting a new set of Global Goals: the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs follow on some of the same themes as the Millennium Development Goals, and aim higher and broader. A major discussion happening across global development experts is on how […]
RHINO hosts the next online forum on October 13-21st, 2015: How can RHIS improve the delivery of HIV/AIDS services.
Why this topic is important? Comprehensive HIV/AIDS care requires the progression of clients across a series services that can include prevention, […]
On June 29th, 2015, Ebola re-emerged in Liberia. Since then, international news of the outbreak has largely disappeared, but for those on the ground, the hard work of recovery is an ongoing challenge. Despite new infections, Liberia is working toward rebuilding the health system and restoring confidence among communities to return to life as normal—all […]
The crucial role of routine health information systems in improving health service delivery cannot be overstated. As we look to new era of the sustainable development goals, having reliable, routine data will be critical to understanding where gaps in coverage, access, or equity exist and can be improved with the right investments. Across low and […]
In the post-MDG era, reaching all populations is increasingly recognized as central to achieving sustainable development. Community-based health services will gain prominence as part of countries’ efforts to address health service issues such as equity, inclusiveness, and systematic and broad coverage. As part of these efforts, countries will have to put more attention to strengthening […]
The Routine Health Information System (RHIS) in Madagascar suffers from fragmentation. Various vertical health programs including the Malaria Control Program have set up parallel reporting systems because they consider the service delivery data of low quality. Also, service delivery data are reported and managed by a access based application called “GESIS”. This application has been […]