WORKSHOP: RHIS Basic Concepts and Practices

The regional Office for South-East Asia, WHO and PHFI is happy to announce its next workshop on RHIS basic concepts and practices. Given the COVID-19 situation. This workshop will be conducted online and the contents as well as delivery will be adapted to eLearning requirements. The workshop will commence on 12th March 2021. Sessions will […]

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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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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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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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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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