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.
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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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
“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 ›
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 ›
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.
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