D4I Webinar: Managing missing values in routinely reported data: One approach from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Data for Impact will be hosting their second webinar in a series disseminating lessons learned and practical motions in using routine and other health data in the monitoring and evaluation process. This month’s hour long will webinar focus on managing missingness in routinely reported data, and will be explored through use of District Health Information […]

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ANNUAL DHIS2 CONFERENCE: 21 – 25 September 2020

Following the postponement of The Digital DHIS2 Annual Conference few months back and in light with the ongoing pandemic, we have decided, for the first time since its creation, to move our DHIS2 Annual Conference to a fully online, virtual experience. The Digital DHIS2 Annual Conference will be an opportunity for the Community to virtually […]

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Website: Global Health Data

The Palgrave Handbook of Global Health Data Methods for Policy and Practice A group of practitioners and academics have collectively contributed to The Palgrave Handbook of Global Health Data Methods for Policy and Practice. Brief About the Website The goal of this website and accompanied resource is to assist the general public, students, practitioners, policymakers […]

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Strengthening health systems resilience: key concepts and strategies (2020)

            Access the brief here. Key messages of the brief: Health system resilience is key to coping with catastrophic events, such as the economic crisis and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but there is much confusion about what resilience means, how to strengthen it and how to assess it. For operational […]

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High Performing Healthcare System Tool

USAID has developed High Performing Health Care System framework and analytical tool to understand, “to what extent is the healthcare system accountable, accessible, affordable and reliable (AAAR) ?” This can be found here. The tool assesses perceptions about these four intermediate outcomes – Accountable, Accessible, Affordable and Reliable (AAAR) – of health care systems. USAID’s […]

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How to Improve the Capabilities of Health Information Systems to Address Emerging Healthcare Challenges

Join MEASURE Evaluation on April 28, 2020 at 8am EDT for a one-hour webinar on improving health information system (HIS) capabilities for emerging healthcare challenges. Date: 28 April 2020 Time: 8 – 9 AM EDT The webinar will be led by Manish Kumar and Liz Millar, both with MEASURE Evaluation, and Jamiru Mpiima, former consultant […]

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La Peur de la Bombe à Retardement Sur le Continent Africain

Par STEVEN VANDEN BUSSCHE Cet article a été publié en Néerlandais sur le site web d’investigation belge “Apache”. Date: 23 March 2020   Les chiffres officiels montrent que pratiquement aucune personne sur le continent africain n’est infectée par le coronavirus. Mais les experts craignent que le virus ne se propage tranquillement dans la population. Contrairement […]

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COVID-19: Fear For a Time Bomb on the African Continent

By STEVEN VANDEN BUSSCHE This article was published in Dutch on the Belgian Investigative Journalism website “Apache”. Date: 23 March 2020   Official figures show that virtually no people on the African continent are infected with the coronavirus. But experts fear that the virus is slowly spreading through the population. Unlike in Western countries, health […]

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LQAS Triage System: Data Collection Tool

The Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS): Data Collection and Analysis Tool Originally Posted on: MEASURE Evaluation Author(s): MEASURE Evaluation Year: 2019 Abstract: The Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) Triage System is a method for assessing the completeness of data elements in source documents using a sample of client records. Concordance of data elements across data sources […]

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