CHISU supports the Government of Serbia to strengthen HIS leadership and governance and improve the country’s data analytics and use.

CHISU is working to strengthen Serbia’s HIS leadership and governance by enhancing the work of the eHealth Steering Committee through both program management and technical support. In addition, CHISU is strengthening the foundations for achieving Action Plan objectives for the Digitization Programme in the Health System of the Republic of Serbia for 2022–2023 and for achieving the Strategy for the Development of Artificial Intelligence in the Republic of Serbia (2020–2025) through improved data analytics and use.

CHISU is strengthening Serbia’s HIS leadership and governance by: 

  • Providing technical support to the eHealth Steering Committee and working groups
  • Tracking implementation of the action plan for the Program for Health System Digitalization (2022–2026)
  • Strengthening the Institute of Public Health of Serbia (IPH Batut) by building and extending their capacity to use Power BI software (a powerful tool for creating data visualizations) to produce reports autonomously
  • Mentoring IPH Batut and the National Alliance for Economic Development (NALED) to conduct the HIS SOCI assessment for future measurement 
  • Supporting analytic capacities at the IPH Batut

To improve Serbia’s data quality and use, CHISU is:

  • Documenting approaches involved in electronic immunization records
  • Increasing coverage of electronic immunization records
  • Supporting implementation of strategies to optimize use of existing data for improved decision making
  • Assessing readiness for advanced data analytics
  • Improving data analysis skills by training key staff at IPH Batut on using Power BI 

Blog Posts

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 ›

Success Stories

CHISU Results in Action: Leveraging Software to Improve Data Visualization at the Institute Of Public Health of Serbia “Dr. Milan Jovanovic Batut”


Thanks to CHISU’s support, public health employees in Serbia have acquired new skills and are now trained to independently make new analyses and visualizations of their large volume of data.  Read more ›