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Jan 31, 2018

BLN Webinar: Technology Solutions for Routine Immunization Challenges in Nigeria

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Nigeria

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch a webinar entitled “Technology Solutions to Routine Immunization Challenges in Nigeria.” End-to-end supply chain and logistics systems are key components of successful immunization programs. However, in Nigeria, supply chain and logistics systems have encountered numerous challenges particularly on the supply side, such as incomplete and inadequate data on commodity turnover and late deliveries to primary health centers (PHCs). To address these challenges, eHealth Africa (eHA) in close collaboration with the Kano State Primary Health Care Management Board (KPHCMB) developed the Logistics Management Information System (LoMIS).

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Dec 20, 2017

BLN Webinar: Data Quality and Nominal Electronic Immunization Registries – Lessons Learned from Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch our recent webinar entitled “Data Quality and Nominal Electronic Immunization Registries: Lessons Learned from Costa Rica.” Electronic immunization registries (EIRs) have been in existence in Latin America since the late 1980s with Uruguay and Mexico being among the first countries to implement EIRs in 1987 and 1991, respectively.  Since then, most of Latin America, including Costa Rica, have been working towards implementing national EIRs.  In this webinar, the presenter shares Costa Rica’s experience with implementing the national EIR.

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Dec 4, 2017

Global Digital Health Forum Presentations 2017

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PATH’s BID Initiative and the Digital Health Solutions program, along with other PATH country teams, presented at several sessions at this years Global Digital Health Forum.  Please find the presentations from the event below.

Injecting Digital Technology into Old-School Immunization Systems: Building for Sustainability and Scale in Vietnam, Tanzania, and Zambia
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Implementation Experiences from Senegal: DHIS 2
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Digital Health Platform Implementation Handbook: Building a Digital Information Infrastructure (Infostructure) for Health
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Toolkit Fair: Digital Health Resources for Health Systems Strengthening
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Joint Learning Network: Data Analytics Toolkit
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Toolkit Fair: Beyond Scale & Digital Principles
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WHO: Global Goods for Digital Health
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Digital Health Governance
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BID Initiative - Sustainability and Scale
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Assessment of World Vision’s mHealth projects in Asia and Africa: Focus on Scalability and Sustainability
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Nov 30, 2017

BLN Webinar: Integration of a Community-Based Early Warning System Module into DHIS2 in Cote d’Ivoire

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Côte d’Ivoire

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to join a webinar entitled “Integration of a Community-Based Early Warning System Module into DHIS2 in Cote d’Ivoire.” Recognizing the need to strengthen epidemiological surveillance of diseases at a community level, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded the MEASURE Evaluation project together with the Ministry of Health in Côte d’Ivoire, and embarked on implementing a community-based early warning system for epidemic-prone diseases such as the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), using mobile phone alerts linked to the District Health Information System v2 (DHIS2) platform.

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Nov 6, 2017

The Total Cost of Ownership

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An overview of the financial investment to design, implement, and sustain data quality and data use interventions in the BID Initiative’s demonstration countries.

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Nov 1, 2017

NetHope slides: Measurement, sustainability, and scale of data quality and data use interventions

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The BID Initiative presented at the 2017 NetHope Global Summit on "Measurement, sustainability, and scale of data quality and data use interventions." The full presentation can be found here.

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Oct 19, 2017

Defining and Building a Data Use Culture

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Global

Over the past decade, the use of information and communication technology (ICT) to improve health outcomes has multiplied in the global health sector. More recently, there has been an increasing emphasis on maturing away from a myriad of pilots and toward proven and scaled solutions. Now, ICTs are widely recognized as an essential and valuable tool for increasing access to and the quality of information and services.

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Sep 19, 2017

BID Initiative Briefs: Recommendations and Lessons Learned | Introduction

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Routine immunizations and new vaccine introductions are two best buys in global health. While immunization coverage has increased dramatically in the last decade, more must be done to ensure every child is reached. To bridge this gap, we need reliable, easily accessed and actionable data on the barriers impeding immunizations, coupled with trained data users at all levels of the health system. The BID Initiative is grounded in the belief that better data, plus better decisions will lead to better health outcomes. Partnering with Tanzania and Zambia, the BID Initiative developed, tested, and rolled out interventions that address some of the most pressing routine immunization service delivery challenges, such as poor visibility into vaccine supplies and difficulty identifying children who default on immunization schedules. These seven briefs summarize the BID Initiative’s approaches and interventions, and shares recommendations and lessons learned for others interested in improving immunization data quality and use. 

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Sep 19, 2017

BID Initiative Briefs: Recommendations and Lessons Learned | Data Use

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Partnering with Tanzania and Zambia, the BID Initiative developed, tested, and rolled out interventions that address some of the most pressing routine immunization service delivery challenges, such as poor visibility into vaccine supplies and difficulty identifying children who default on immunization schedules. This brief about data use summarizes the BID Initiative’s approaches and interventions, and shares recommendations and lessons learned for others interested in improving immunization data quality and use.

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Sep 19, 2017

BID Initiative Briefs: Recommendations and Lessons Learned | Electronic Immunization Registries

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Partnering with Tanzania and Zambia, the BID Initiative developed, tested, and rolled out interventions that address some of the most pressing routine immunization service delivery challenges, such as poor visibility into vaccine supplies and difficulty identifying children who default on immunization schedules. This brief about electronic immunization registries summarizes the BID Initiative’s approaches and interventions, and shares recommendations and lessons learned for others interested in improving immunization data quality and use.

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