CHISU is supporting the Government of Burkina Faso to strengthen surveillance and health data, including data collection, analysis, and routine use. CHISU also promotes a lasting culture of quality, including COVID-19 data and the revision of vaccination tools.
The program is helping the country enhance its electronic One Health platform, which is linked to the national Health Management Information System, to better meet the needs of the Ministries of Health, Animal Resources and Fisheries, and of Environment Green Economy and Climate Change.
CHISU is supporting data updates to ensure the completeness of vaccination records and strengthened COVID-19 reporting in the country, improving the quality and increasing the demand for and use of COVID-19 data in Burkina Faso through an electronic monitoring platform: ms-Surveillance.
The program is working closely with Immunization managers at the regional and district levels to ensure regular supervision and near real time monitoring of vaccination data capture. CHISU is also supporting the development of solutions that will allow data-driven decision making.
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 ›
In Burkina Faso, prior investments to improve the country’s health information systems better prepared the country to respond to emergencies. When COVID-19 hit, the country was able to build on those systems, rather than starting from scratch, and quickly respond to the pandemic. Read more ›