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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Data Powered Decisions: How an Ethiopian health center improved its antenatal care

In Tigray, Ethiopia, Tsadekan, a mother who is seven months pregnant with her fifth child, is at the Hawelti Health Center for what should be her third antenatal care (ANC) visit after skipping her second appointment. “I didn’t know that I needed to come back. I thought I only come back [to the health center] […]

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RHINO Forum: LQAS Triage System for Data Quality

On December 5th, RHINO hosted a RHINO Forum where epidemiologist Dave Boone presented on MEASURE Evaluation’s LQAS Triage System. Description, slides and recording can be found below. Description: Tools and methods for assessing data quality have advanced significantly over the past 10 years driven in part by the need for good HIV/AIDS data to inform […]

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MEASURE Evaluation: Creating a Culture of Data Use in Tanzania: Assessing Health Providers’ Capacity to Analyze and Use Family Planning Data

Reposted from MEASURE Evaluation Tanzania has embarked on extensive health planning reforms that require all districts and selected health facilities to collect, process, analyze, and use data for informed decision making. To support these reforms, the Government of Tanzania, in collaboration with development partners, has invested heavily in strengthening its health management information system and […]

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Blog: Countries to Strengthen Health Data collection, analysis and use in support of resilient health systems

Originally posted on WHO Africa on September 25, 2019 Kampala, 25 September 2019: It is a public health fact that routine data from health facilities expedites patient management, service utilization and treatment coverage. Data also facilitates planning and management of health services, monitoring performance on primary health care as well as health systems strengthening for Universal […]

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