Global Symposium on Health Systems Research HSR2018

Below is MEASURE Evaluation’s take on the HSR2018 conference.             Brittany Iskarpatyoti and Tariq Azim just returned from Liverpool, England, where they joined a global conversation at HSR2018 about advancing health for all in the era of Sustainable Development Goals. Brittany was inspired by her colleagues from around the world—and a […]

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$48 Million to Build Capacity to Use Routine Data to Improve Health Programs

Repost from the MEASURE Evaluation listserv. UNC Awarded $48 Million D4I Project to Support Data Use and Evidence Building in Global Health CHAPEL HILL, NC—A new $48 million award, Data for Impact (D4I), begins this month. Its goal is to help low-resource countries gather and use information to strengthen their health policies and programs and improve […]

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How do we better use information for financial management decisions

Re-post from HFG Project e-mail listserv. September 25, 2018 Understanding health expenditure data to support health programs Heather Cogswell moderates a discussion between Simon Nassa, Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby, and Karishmah Bhuwanee on their experiences in using health spending information to inform healthcare policy decision-making. Watch Now. HFG presents a new guide on how to choose the best tool for tracking […]

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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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