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Jan 30, 2017

Data Use Partnership: The Journey to Better Data for Better Health in Tanzania

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Tanzania

In 2016, PATH’s Digital Health Solutions program supported the Government of Tanzania in conducting a thorough landscape and gap analysis to identify the greatest opportunities to address key data challenges impeding health system performance. The process culminated in a government-driven data use investment road map for Tanzania. This report summarizes those findings and recommendations.

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Dec 10, 2012

Improving data quality in The African Region

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Global

  • Data quality is one of the 4 IVD priority in AFRO
  • Existence of robust DM system at different level
  • There is more interest on data quality than ever (Opportunity)
  • Good data = good decision, wrong data = wrong decision
  • Need data to monitor goals at all levels (Country, Region, Global)
  • Data management has not enjoyed deserved recognition from EPI Manager on staff allocation (skills)
  • Recommendations from TFI as well as EPI managers’ meetings

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Feb 24, 2010

First experiences in the implementation of biometric technology to link data from Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems with health facility data


Global

In developing countries, Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems (HDSSs) provide a framework for tracking demographic and health dynamics over time in a defined geographical area. Many HDSSs co-exist with facility-based data sources in the form of Health Management Information Systems (HMIS). Integrating both data sources through reliable record linkage could provide both numerator and denominator populations to estimate disease prevalence and incidence rates in the population and enable determination of accurate health service coverage.

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Oct 26, 2009

First Experiences in Implementation of Biometric Technology to Link Data From Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems with Health Facility Data

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In developing countries, Health and Demographic Surveillance Systems (HDSSs) provide a framework for tracking demographic and health dynamics over time in a defined geographical area. Many HDSSs co-exist with facility-based data sources in the form of Health Management Information Systems (HMIS). Integrating both data sources through reliable record linkage could provide both numerator and denominator populations to estimate disease prevalence and incidence rates in the population and enable determination of accurate health service coverage.

 

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Jan 1, 2009

It Is Time! Accelerating the Use of Child Health Information Systems to Improve Child Health

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Articles in this issue show clearly the enormous impact that the use of health information technology can have on the quality of health care for children. However, they also point out the challenges that need to be overcome to realize fully the potential of health information technology to improve the quality and efficiency of health care.

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