New tools use span of routine health data

Originally posted on Science Speaks Blog on July 8, 2019 Re-posted from JSI’s The Pump Jim Thomas, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health Alimou Barry, Senior Health Information Systems Advisor, MEASURE Evaluation and John Snow, Inc. When routine data are lacking, or are not used, the results can be lower-quality […]

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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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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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Asian Development Bank’s Digital Health Impact Framework User Manual

Now available on the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) website: The Digital Health Impact Framework User Manual, a collaboration between ADB and  AeHIN members, guides users on how to appraise planned digital health investment decisions. “The Digital Health Impact Framework supplements the Asian Development Bank’s Guidance for Investing in Digital Health. It provides a process to help […]

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Summary of RHINO’s Side Session Panel at HSR2018

Achieving Universal Health Coverage: The role of Routine Health Information Systems RHINO Side Session Panel, Hilton Liverpool City Centre, October 10, 2018 The Routine Health Information Network (RHINO) organized an interactive panel discussion to explore the role of routine health information systems (RHIS) in achieving universal health coverage (UHC) on Wednesday, October 10th at the […]

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Join us in Liverpool for an Interactive Panel on the Role of RHIS in Universal Health Coverage

Please join us for a panel discussion: Achieving Universal Health Coverage: The Role of Routine Health Information Systems Wednesday, 10 October 2018 Hilton Liverpool City Centre Grace Suite 3 | 3 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool L1 8LW, UK Panel discussion begins at 17:00 Light refreshments to follow Moderated by: Jean-Pierre de Lamalle, Aedes Panelists: Tariq […]

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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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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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Workshop Ensures Child Health & Nutrition Data is Used for Decision Making

With a focus on strengthening routine monitoring of child health services, USAID and MCSP hosted an Africa Regional Workshop in Johannesburg this September. The four-day workshop – entitled Improving Routine Data for Child Health in National Health Information Systems – was an energetic and productive affair, with more than 90 participants in attendance from 15+ countries. Presentations […]

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