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Nov 14, 2018

Zambia Electronic Immunization Registry User Manual

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Zambia

The Zambia Electronic Immunization Registry (ZEIR), powered by the Open Smart Register Platform (OpenSRP), is an open source Android application geared towards frontline health workers with offline functionality and is interoperable with other open source global goods such as District Health Information Software (DHIS2). ZEIR is standard based and has been built to ensure timely, complete and accurate immunization data that enables the tracking of children and their vaccination records. This user manual provides instructions on how to use the ZEIR app during daily work at the health facility.

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Nov 14, 2018

Tanzania Immunization Registry Functional Requirements

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Tanzania

The purpose of this document is to present a description of the Tanzania Immunization Registry (TImR), a system developed in collaboration with the Government of Tanzania and PATH through the BID Initiative to address many of the challenges the immunization program faces. This document explains the purpose and features of TImR, how it should interface with external systems, the constraints under which the system must operate, and the data that needs to be collected. The full document is available here.

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Nov 14, 2018

The BID Initiative Story

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Tanzania, Zambia

The BID Initiative Story highlights the value of collaborative, country-driven planning; local leadership and ownership; user-centered design; and continuous learning and adaptation when developing and deploying innovations. It also shows why we are optimistic about our progress and future efforts to improve health services and outcomes across sub-Saharan Africa by transforming data collection, quality, and use.

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Aug 31, 2018

BID Initiative Generic Tools

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Global

Strategic reuse of appropriate tools is one of the core principles of the BID Initiative. Over the last five years, we have created several planning, implementation, and data strengthening tools for use in Tanzania and Zambia. We have taken the most frequently used tools from both countries and made them generic. We are sharing the tools here for countries to reuse and modify for their specific needs. Below are the categories of the tools based on their intended use, along with more information about how each was used.

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Jul 6, 2018

BID Initiative Lessons Learned Encyclopedia

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Tanzania, Zambia

The BID Initiative took a holistic approach to address immunization data challenges by packaging together information system products, data management policies, and evidence-based practices with people who are empowered to improve decision-making. This document captures the various lessons learned throughout BID, from the design and testing phase through implementation, noting if the lesson was learned in the Tanzania or Zambia implementation (or both).

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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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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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May 31, 2017

BLN Webinar: Principles of Digital Development

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Global

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view a webinar entitled “Principles of Digital Development.” The Principles of Digital Development are a set of high level concepts for consideration before embarking on any technology-supported programs. In this webinar, Carolyn Florey, Director of Collective Impact at Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL), discussed how they should be integrated during all phases of project implementation.

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Feb 13, 2017

BLN Webinar: Data Driven Health Delivery Systems at eHealth Africa

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Global

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view a webinar entitled “Data Driven Health Delivery Systems at eHealth Africa.” This webinar provides background and examples of ways in which eHealth Africa (eHA) employs technology and information systems to transform health care delivery.  Our speaker described how eHA has improved immunization systems through the use… >

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Jan 31, 2017

Webinar: The Uganda eIDSR system

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Uganda

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view a webinar entitled “The Uganda eIDSR System”. During this webinar, colleagues from Uganda share how they have built an information system with their own resources, utilizing a multi-sector approach. They share how they have engaged with different arms of the government and other local partners to build a system that is now attracting interest from external funders.

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