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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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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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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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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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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Special Global Health Science and Practice Issue: Digital Health and Health Systems of the Future

Launched at the Health Systems Research Symposium in Liverpool, the Global Health: Science and Practice journal released a special issue with the World Health Organization on digital health and health systems. The work uses insights from experts of both digital health and health systems to bridge the dialogue across these two domains. You can read […]

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What Data Do National Health Management Information Systems Include?

On Wednesday, September 5, USAID and its flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) will kick off a three-part webinar series to share findings from a review from 24 countries on what HMIS information is available regarding maternal and newborn care, family planning, and child health and nutrition service delivery. This webinar, the first in […]

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Questionnaire solutions informatiques CS et hôpitaux

Comme cela a été largement débattu durant le webinaire du 30 mai, beaucoup de pays qui ont adopté DHIS2 sont en train de rechercher des solutions informatiques pour faciliter la gestion des données dans les  formations  sanitaires.  Le webinaire a permis de présenter deux solutions  parmi les solutions actuellement utilisées et de lancer ce débat […]

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