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Can Digital Transformation of Health Keep the Pace of Technological Innovation?

Can Digital Transformation of Health Keep the Pace of Technological Innovation?

Can Digital Transformation of Health Keep the Pace of Technological Innovation? Christina Villella looks back on the 2022 Digital Health Forum and reflects about the state of digital health and future trends and challenges, particularly equity, governance and human resources. Read more ›

Data entry officers addressing backlog in Mali.

Mali: Improved COVID-19 surveillance data quality enables better decision-making

The Ministry of Health and Social Development of Mali has been using the DHIS2 platform for Health Information System data management at all levels since 2016. It has been a priority to improve data reporting and real-time decision-making in the country.  Read more ›

Abou Dan Baskoré, Statistics Division Chief

Implementing tools and building capacity around data quality review in Niger

CHISU is helping coordinate the implementation of data quality review (DQR) tools in Niger in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Directorate of Statistics. Although the country deployed the DHIS2 data management platform in 2017, quality data collection remained problematic, particularly for the routine Health Information System (HIS). Read more ›

CHISU webinar: Challenges and Opportunities with Linking Malaria Data – Perspectives from Ghana and Malawi

Challenges & Opportunities Linking Malaria Data – Perspectives from Ghana, Malawi

On August 31, the USAID Country Health Information Systems and Data Use (CHISU) Project hosted their webinar titled, “Challenges and Opportunities with Linking Malaria Data – Perspectives from Ghana and Malawi.” Dr. Stephanie Watson-Grant, Deputy Director, CHISU Project, moderated the webinar with panelists:  Read more ›

Global Digital Health Forum 2022

Areas that CHISU is looking forward to learning about at the Digital Health Forum

The Global Digital Health Forum 2022, taking place from December 5-7 2022 as a hybrid event – virtual (Asia and East Africa time zones) & in-person at Crystal City Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia –  is calling for abstracts. The submission deadline is August 21. Read more ›

Participants collaborate during workshop

Malawi: A roadmap for improving the health information system

“We need to take stock of our achievements and identify persistent gaps where we can target our health information systems and monitoring and evaluation investments. I wish to thank the USAID funded CHISU program for providing the support for this process to take place.”  Read more ›

CHISU supports gender mainstreaming in Burkina Faso

Breastfeeding breaks: CHISU supports gender mainstreaming in Burkina Faso

The Country Health Information Systems and Data Use project (CHISU) is implementing breastfeeding breaks during training in Burkina Faso, starting with a recent workshop on event-based surveillance for community agents from the Ministries of Health, Environment and Animal Resources to identify potential public health threats at the community level. Read more ›

Webinar Digital Decisions Made for the COVID-19 Response: Reflections and Lessons

Digital Decisions Made for the COVID-19 Response: Reflections and Lessons

USAID Country Health Information Systems and Data Use (CHISU) Project hosted a webinar titled, “Digital Decisions Made for the COVID-19 Response: Reflections and Lessons.” Read more ›

Dr. Moukaila

Remote ICT Assessment in Niger Highlights Challenges and Guides Planning for Country HIS Architecture

The Country Health Information Systems and Data Use (CHISU) program conducted an assessment to understand the current state of the HIS ICT infrastructure in two priority regions in Niger. The assessment will guide the strategic planning process to develop an ICT architecture of the HIS that accounts for the realities of Niger’s context. Read more ›

webinar participants

How Has Data Demand Been Transformed in the Digital Age?

On April 20, the USAID Country Health Information Systems and Data Use (CHISU) program hosted their webinar titled, “Data Demand in the Digital Age.” Read more ›