Upcoming RHINO Forum: Improving routine health data quality through the Data Quality Review Framework

We invite you to participate in our next RHINO Forum: Improving routine health data quality through the Data Quality Review (DQR) Framework   Date:  Wednesday, September 27 10:00-11:30 AM EST (GMT-4) | 16:00 – 17:30 CAT (GMT+2)   Factors that can affect the quality of health facility data are often rooted in a system issue. […]

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Webinar on Health Information Systems Strengthening Resource Center

Join MEASURE Evaluation on September 6th at 10 AM EDT as they discuss their Health Information Systems Strengthening Resource Center. During this webinar, they will explore: How their efforts to understand what works to strengthen health information systems (HIS) is framed by MEASURE Evaluation’s HIS Strengthening Model; HIS Country Profile Indicators; the HIS Assessment Tool Database; […]

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Filling the training gaps in routine health information systems

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 […]

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Summary of the RHINO Satellite Session at the HSR Symposium

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 […]

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Routine Health Information Systems: A Curriculum on Basic Concepts and Practice

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 […]

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2016 OpenMRS Implementer’s Conference in Kampala, Uganda from December 6-11

OpenMRS is an open-source electronic medical record system developed by a global community in order to improve healthcare access and delivery in resource-constrained environments. The goals of this conference are: 1. To demonstrate how Uganda is using a multi-partner and multi-funded approach to develop, implement, and support a national implementation of OpenMRS. 2. To expand […]

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