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Dec 4, 2017

Global Digital Health Forum Presentations 2017

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Global

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.

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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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Sep 19, 2017

Presentations from the 2017 BLN Meeting in Zambia

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Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Chile, Gambia, Cameroon

Between September 19 and September 22, BID Learning Network (BLN) participants gathered in Lusaka, Zambia for a final BLN Discussion Meeting. The meeting provided an opportunity for country representatives and various partner organizations to discuss the challenges and best practices around developing and implementing digital health strategies and improving data collection, quality, and use across health systems. The week-long meeting included site visits to health facilities implementing interventions, as well as sessions on Zambia and Tanzania’s progress to-date, and panel discussions on change management.   Stay tuned for the full report from the meeting.

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Mar 30, 2017

BLN Webinar: Immunization Data Management Systems – Challenges and Perspectives from Cameroon

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Cameroon

In this webinar, our speaker shared lessons learned from the process of developing and implementing the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) Data Management System in Cameroon. The presentation explains the tools that were applied, the actors at play, and the approach taken. Our speaker discussed the challenges encountered during the process and changes made to overcome them by highlighting critical areas of prioritization.

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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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Oct 27, 2016

Webinar: VaxTrac Benin Study Visit – Reflections and Lessons Learned

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Benin

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view a webinar entitled “VaxTrac Benin Study Visit: Reflections and Lessons Learned.”

During this webinar, VaxTrac presents on common themes and implementation/scale-up challenges that were identified during the recent BLN Study Visit to Benin conducted between 11th and 16th July 2016. VaxTrac shares some of their relevant end-line evaluation results to show how challenges identified during the Study Visit have since been addressed, in addition to the lessons they have learned in the process of transitioning from an in-country office implementation model to a third-party support model.

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Oct 13, 2016

VaxTrac needs assessment for development of SMS feature

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Benin

VaxTrac's study of the effectiveness of strategies and methods for providing immunization reminders to parents and guardians of children in Benin. The objective of the study was to understand how vaccination reminders are currently used and how they may be used to remind guardians, health agents or relais of upcoming or missed vaccination sessions. Appointment reminders can be a simple and inexpensive way to provide information to parents that increases schedule adherence, immunization coverage, and the number of fully immunized children.

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Sep 22, 2016

Webinar: Development of a Health Information Systems Strategic Plan – The Liberian Experience

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Liberia

The BID Learning Network (BLN) held a webinar entitled “Development of a Health Information Systems (HIS) Strategic Plan – The Liberian Experience”. During this webinar, Liberia shares the lessons they have learned in the process of developing a strategic plan to develop the national health information system. The presenter describes the process leading to the development of the Liberian HIS strategic plan and give a synopsis of the plan. He further highlights the key lessons learned that need to be taken into consideration when one is developing a strategic plan of this nature. Consequently, this webinar should be of interest to both technical and non-technical personnel with an interest in planning for national health information systems.

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Mar 10, 2016

BID Learning Network (BLN) Study Visit Concept Note & Application

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Global

In support of the BID Learning Network (BLN) goals, the BLN launched study visits to enable peers to learn from other projects in a manner that not only allows the transfer of knowledge and skills among them, but also enables a fostering of professional relationships among people working on solutions that address similar problems.

Please find further details in the Concept Note which elaborates on the objectives, approach and key expected accomplishments of the BLN study visits.

If interested, please use the application form to apply.

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Feb 10, 2016

BLN Discussion Meeting Report & Presentations, 7-11 December 2015

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Global

The December Discussion Meeting held in Arusha, Tanzania is designed to be hands on and highly participatory events that become a rich learning experience for all attendees. In this report and the presentations, we share some of the discussions around strategies and approaches to improving data, quality, and use among participating countries and include highlights around the progress made in BID demonstration countries (Tanzania and Zambia), the successes and challenges they have had, and the way forward. A selection of presentations from the meeting are available below.

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