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Highlights from October 2023-March 2024
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Highlights from October 2023-March 2024

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The Country Health Information and Data Systems Use (CHISU) program continued to expand in the fourth year of implementation, October 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024.

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CHISU Resource Burkina FasoIndonesiaMaliEastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC)EnglishFrenchSpanish

Does investment in COVID-19 information systems strengthen national digital health architecture? Lessons learned from Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Mali and Suriname

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There is limited research on how emergency investments can support national health information system strengthening both for a given health emergency response and for routine health program areas.

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CHISU Resource Burkina FasoMaliEastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC)EnglishFrenchSpanish

How do countries select and use digital global goods in emergency settings? Lessons learned from the DHIS2 COVID-19 data management experiences in Burkina Faso, Mali and Suriname

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Digital health global goods software are accessible, adaptable and scalable tools that can contribute to strengthened health data management and service delivery.

CHISU Annual Report Infographic
CHISU Resource Burkina FasoBurundiCôte d’IvoireDemocratic Republic of the CongoGhanaHaitiIndonesiaKenyaMadagascarMalawiMaliNamibiaNigerSerbiaSierra LeoneEastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC)English

CHISU Highlights from October 2022–September 2023

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The Country Health Information and Data Systems Use (CHISU) program experienced remarkable growth from October 2022–September 2023, expanding from nine countries and regions at the beginning of the year to 17 at the end of the year. CHISU was engaged in 10 global technical activities at the beginning of the year, and 26 at the end of the year.

CHISU Y3 Annual Report
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CHISU Y3 Annual Report

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We experienced remarkable growth this past year, expanding from nine countries and regions at the start of the year to 17 by the year’s end. To learn more about our work to support digital transformation around the world, check out our annual report covering our third year of implementation.

What is CHISU?
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CHISU Factsheet

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The Country Health Information Systems and Data Use program (CHISU) is a six-year USAID funded cooperative agreement (2020-2026) focused on strengthening health information systems (HIS), enabling sharing of data between systems and its use, and supporting countries’ self-reliance by enhancing capacity for local leadership and engagement in every aspect of health data.

SOCI Tool
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Stages of Continuous Improvement (SOCI) Toolkit

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The Health Information System (HIS) Stages of Continuous Improvement (SOCI) Toolkit measures the status and goals of an HIS across five stages, identifies gaps, and supports the development of roadmaps to improve HIS capabilities related to processes, people, and systems essential for achieving a country’s health goals. 

Digital Approaches to Supportive Supervision: Guidance Framework
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Digital Approaches to Supportive Supervision: Guidance Framework

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Supportive supervision is the process of mentoring staff to improve their own work performance continuously. It has been implemented widely across a variety of health areas, but often lacks structure, and continuity from prior visits.

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Country and Activity Briefs

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These briefs describe CHISU’s current and upcoming activities in the countries where we work. Learn more about our efforts to support countries’ digital transformation and strengthen their health information systems.

CHISU Semiannual Report - October 2022 to March 2023
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CHISU Semiannual Report - October 2022 to March 2023

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This report covers CHISU’s work during the first half of the third year of implementation, from October 1, 2022 through March 31, 2023. It includes 26 country-level activities in 13 countries; six regional-level activities in one region and one subregion; 12 global technical activities; six cross-cutting global program activities; and two U.S.

CHISU Y2 Annual Report
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CHISU Y2 Annual Report

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CHISU’s second year was characterized by highly collaborative relationships within countries and across global bodies, and project growth, including in the number of countries, regions, areas of work, and experts.

CHISU - Year Two Highlights
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CHISU Highlights from October 2021 - September 2022

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As USAID’s flagship HIS and data project, CHISU works around four strategic objectives, with cross-cutting emphasis on gender integration into data transformation efforts. Important in this journey is identifying and empowering local institutions. This model allows for rapid response on the ground. See the program's Year Two implementation highlights.

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CHISU Highlights from October 2021-March 2022

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CHISU has a defined, measurable and repeatable approach, tailored to each country or regional context and strategy, that can clearly demonstrate progression in a country’s health information systems and digital journey. Important in this journey is identifying and empowering local institutions.

CHISU Y1 Annual Report
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CHISU Y1 Annual Report

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CHISU's first year of implementation contained work in four countries or regions, three scoping exercises, digitizing and deploying the HPHC tool, and eight cross-bureau activities.

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A Global Call to Action for Gender-Inclusive Data Collection and Use

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Global surveys and data collection efforts focus mainly on binary cisgender sex-disaggregation of data. This binary focus excludes transgender and gender non conforming populations, thereby further marginalizing them

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High Performing Health Care (HPHC) Tool

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The goal of the High Performing Health Care System tool is to provide information about the functionality of health systems processes, functions, and intermediate outcomes.

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MEASURE Evaluation. 2020. Health Information Systems Stages of Continuous Improvement Toolkit: User Guide (PDF, 719 KB). Chapel Hill, NC: MEASURE Evaluation, University of North Carolina.

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Strong health information systems (HIS) are essential for a country to meet its health goals. A strong HIS should be well-defined, comprehensive, functional, adaptable and resilient, and scalable (MEASURE Evaluation, 2018a). The system should be able to collect, manage, analyze, and disseminate health data in a

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Système d’information sanitaire: Boîtes à outils des stades d’amélioration continue: Guide de l’utilisateur

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Des systèmes d'information sanitaire (SIS) robustes sont essentiels aux pays pour l’atteinte de leurs objectifs en matière de santé. Un SIS robuste doit être bien défini, complet, fonctionnel, adaptable et résilient, et évolutif (MEASURE Evaluation, 2018a).

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Système d’information sanitaire: Boîtes à outils des stades d’amélioration continue: Manuel

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La boîte à outils des stades d'amélioration continue du système d'information sanitaire (SIS) mesure l'état et les objectifs d'un SIS à travers cinq stades, identifie les lacunes et soutient le développement de stratégies visant à améliorer les capacités du SIS liées aux processus, aux personnes et aux systèmes essentiels afin d'atteindre les objectifs sanitaires d'un pays.

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Échelle de mesure des stades d'amélioration continue du Système d'Information de Santé

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Les pays ou les organisations peuvent utiliser cette échelle pour évaluer, planifier et prioriser les investissements visant à renforcer un système d'information sanitaire (SIS), en fonction de la situation actuelle du SIS et de celle qu'ils souhaitent atteindre.