Niger

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CHISU is supporting access to high quality data at different levels of the health system in Niger. The program aims to strengthen health information system leadership and governance by assisting the Ministry of Health to develop a new HIS strategic plan.

CHISU is also strengthening the use of the national health management information system, engaging actors at all levels to improve data quality so that data can be used by decision makers.

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Blog Posts

Abou Dan Baskoré, Statistics Division Chief

Implementing tools and building capacity around data quality review in Niger

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 ›

Success Stories

External consistency of the rate of skilled birth attendance between routine and ENAFEM survey data

Results in Action: Implementing Tools and Building Capacity around Data Quality Review in Niger

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Data quality issues have been a major concern for HIS administrators in Niger. To change the situation, the Directorate of Statistics asked CHISU to assist in the implementation of the World Health Organization DQR tools when the program started operations in Niger in 2022. Read more ›