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Finding common threads in the interoperability journeys of Burkina Faso, Ghana, Indonesia, and Madagascar

Collecting and using health information is an important part of health workers’ jobs. While we have made great strides in moving from paper-based records to digital health information systems, data that both health workers and policy makers need is often scattered across multiple information systems that cannot “talk” to each other. This means that health workers have to spend more time entering and finding data in multiple places and results in an incomplete view of both patient and community health. Read more ›

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Shifting power to achieve better health outcomes for all

CHISU will be sharing experiences around strengthening the organizational development of local partners in Indonesia at this year's Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2024. Read about how CHISU is supporting Castellum Digital Indonesia's organizational development goals and our participation in PMAC 2024. Read more ›

CHISU meeting with Côte d'Ivoire’s National Malaria Control Program and the Ministry of Health Information System Directorate.

Why is governance important in health information system strengthening—and how does it play a role in CHISU’s work?

Digital Health Week 2023 is an opportunity for the digital health community to share their successes, challenges, and perspectives on the role of digital health in achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Several of the week’s themes resonate with CHISU’s work, but the theme of governance stands out. We asked CHISU team members: Why do you think governance is important when it comes to health data and digital health tools? And how does governance play a role in the work you do for CHISU? Read more ›

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Moving from data to action: Improving data quality through subnational-level trainings in Indonesia

Turning data into action to improve health outcomes entails having processes, tools, and a workforce that’s able to assure that data are high-quality. To help address this need, CHISU is working with Indonesia’s Center for Data and Information (Pusdatin) to roll out the World Health Organization’s Data Quality Assurance (DQA) module, adapted to the country’s context and needs. Read more ›

Data empowers stakeholders in the health sector to collaborate for the elimination of TB.

Using interoperability to improve health services: Improving the exchange of tuberculosis data in Indonesia

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, tuberculosis (TB) was the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent in Indonesia—making TB one of the country’s top priority health focus areas, with the aim to reduce the disease incidence from 354 (in 2021) to 65 per 100,000 people by 2030.  Read more ›

Fostering multi-stakeholder collaboration to strengthen health information systems in Indonesia

Fostering multi-stakeholder collaboration to strengthen health information systems in Indonesia

May marked a big development for health information system (HIS) strengthening in Indonesia’s East Java province. A multi-stakeholder technical working group (TWG) has been established to accelerate the development of HIS in the country—and with CHISU support, the East Java HIS TWG aims to model national-level multi-stakeholder collaboration efforts to improve the efficiency of health data use. Read more ›

CHISU webinar - Integrating Gender in Health Information System Strengthening: Experiences from Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Indonesia

Integrating gender in HIS strengthening

On March 15, Country Health Information Systems and Data Use (CHISU) hosted their webinar titled, “Integrating Gender in Health Information System Strengthening: Experiences from Burkina Faso, Ghana, and Indonesia.” Dr. Stephanie Watson-Grant, Deputy Director, CHISU, moderated the webinar with panelists:  Read more ›