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 ›

Dr SANA Moussa, Regional Director of Health, Center West Region

Decentralized Reporting at Health Facilities Will Lead to Improved Data Quality in Burkina Faso

Since 2013, Burkina Faso has used DHIS2 for routine data management of the national health information system. The system is referred to as Entrepôt National des Données de la Santé (National Health Data Warehouse), or ENDOS-BF. DHIS2 is currently deployed throughout the country from the national to district level, with monthly data entry carried out by the manager of the Center for Health Information and Epidemiological Surveillance (CISSE) based at each district. Read more ›

Mr. Zakaria and his cows

The Case of the Dead Cattle and Fish in Burkina Faso

The OneHealth system in Burkina Faso, supported by CHISU, tackles the mysterious deaths of local cattle and fish. Read more ›

Interoperability diagram

Ministries Gain Better Insights From Interoperable Data in Burkina Faso

In 2019, USAID supported the development of a One Health information system in Burkina Faso with MEASURE Evaluation (a USAID funded project), and continued support through the Country Health Information Systems and Data Use (CHISU) program to create a comprehensive and effective response to zoonotic and key human health threats at the community level. Read more ›

Photo of Ousseni Mone at the airport

CHISU-supported Platform Improves Delivery of COVID-19 Test Results

The first case of COVID-19 was officially found in Burkina Faso on March 9, 2020, and the government quickly restricted travel to prevent the spread of the virus. This critical public health measure also kept people from important aspects of their work. “I did not try to travel during the COVID19 restriction period but I started traveling again after the airport opened,” said Ousseni Mone, the technical director of a company based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, who traveled at least twice a year before COVID. Read more ›