Your input is needed for the WHO Draft Global Strategy on Digital Health

Dear RHINO colleagues, Many of you may have seen that the World Health Organization has invited the global health community to participate in a virtual public consultation on the WHO Draft Global Strategy on Digital Health. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to seminal global guidance. The draft Strategy and the online consultation are […]

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WHO Releases First Guideline on Digital Health Interventions

WHO released recommendations on ways countries can employ digital technology to improve health systems.  The publication aims to present both recommendations and implementation considerations for health policymakers and other stakeholders to make informed investments in digital health interventions. The guide includes recommendations “based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions […]

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International Conference on Big Data for Health Report

International Conference on Big Data for Health Report Contributed by Dr. Mohammad Golam Kibria, MEASURE Evaluation On February 11-12, 2019 Access to Information (a2i), the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, UNICEF, ICDDR,B, MEASURE Evaluation, and Bloomberg Data for Health (D4H) Initiative jointly organized a conference, “International Conference on Big Data […]

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New Chapter on Health Management Information Systems

RHINO board member Theo Lippeveld and RHINO members Tariq Azim, David Boone, Vikas Dwivedi, and Michael Edwards with Carla AbouZahr through JSI’s Center for Health Information, Monitoring and Evaluation contributed to the recently published book, The Palgrave Handbook of Global Health Data Methods for Policy and Practice (2019 Macfarlane, S. and AbouZahr, C.). The handbook is intended for […]

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Webinar: Measurement Matters! Improving Routine Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Data for Better Outcomes

Hosted by USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program Tuesday, March 26, 2019 9:00AM-10:30AM EDT In order to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, countries are focusing on improving the coverage, quality and equity of high-impact reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent (RMNCAH) interventions. Improvements in RMNCAH outcomes cannot be achieved without robust methods to track progress […]

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Upcoming webinar: Health Information System Stages of Continuous Improvement Toolkit

Join MEASURE Evaluation, the Ugandan Ministry of Health, and the Digital Health and Interoperability working group of the Health Data Collaborative on March 5 at 8am EST for a one-hour webinar on the newly-released Health Information System (HIS) Stages of Continuous Improvement (SOCI) Toolkit and its premiere implementation in Uganda. Presenters from the Ugandan Ministry of Health will share their experience […]

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PRISM Tools for Community Health Information Systems

New resource in the Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) suite of tools: February 2019, JSI’s Tariq Azim, Jeanne Chauffour, and Upama Khatri, through MEASURE Evaluation, authored PRISM Tools for Community Health Information Systems (PRISM Tools for CHIS). The tool is an adaptation of the PRISM conceptual framework and its associated tools for designing, strengthening, and […]

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Summary of Achieving Universal Health Coverage: The Role of Routine Health Information Systems

Summary Achieving Universal Health Coverage: The Role of Routine Health Information Systems RHINO Forum, January 15, 2019 As a follow up to its Fall 2018 Health Systems Research Symposium side event, the Routine Health Information Network (RHINO) organized an online forum on January 15, 2019. Tariq Azim, MEASURE Evaluation, and Theo Lippeveld, John Snow, Inc. […]

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