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22nd August 2019, at 16:00 hrs CAT

BLN Webinar | Cultivating a Data Use Culture: Lessons Learned from the BID Initiative

The BID Learning Network invites you to a webinar presentation titled “Cultivating a Data Use Culture: Lessons Learned from the BID Initiative.” In this webinar, learn from the speakers about their journey to build a data use culture from a facility to national level, and how a lack of data use interventions may result in missed opportunities for program performance improvements.

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30th May 2019, at 16:00 hrs CAT

BLN Webinar | Immunization Data: Evidence for Action (IDEA) Review

The Immunization Data: Evidence for Action (IDEA) Review is a global synthesis of existing evidence aimed at increasing the use of high-quality data to improve immunization coverage. While advances in information technology have led to continuous increases in the amount of health data available, data remains an under-utilized resource in the design and implementation of immunization programs throughout the world. The IDEA Review identifies five proven strategies to improve data use and outlines how funders, policymakers, and program implementers can incorporate these best practices to improve the efficacy of regional and national immunization programs.

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April 30-May 2, 2019

ICT4D: Kampala, Uganda, Apr. 30-May 2, 2019

The 11th ICT4D Conference brings together public, private and civil society organizations from across the humanitarian and international development community in Kampala, Uganda. Participants share how they’ve used innovations in technology to increase the impact of their work. Highly interactive and hands-on, the conference attracts a diverse audience of technical advisors, executives, and others who offer a range of practical insights on applying technology to development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges.

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25th April 2019, at 16:00 hrs CAT

BLN Webinar: The Data Use Partnership

The BID Learning Network invites you to a webinar presentation on The Data Use Partnership. The use of reliable information from a well-designed health information system is critical for: decision-making during disease outbreaks; enhancing efficiency; fostering innovation; and ultimately ensuring improved health outcomes. 

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March 5-7, 2019

Africa Health Agenda International Conference: Kigali, Rwanda, Mar. 5-7 2019

The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) is the leading convening on Africa’s health priorities. Every AHAIC builds on past iterations, bringing more nuance and action to conversations on health in Africa. The 2017 conference in Nairobi, Kenya brought together more than 1,000 stakeholders to discuss the systems and innovations needed to enable Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. AHAIC 2019 will convene stakeholders from across sectors and around the world in Kigali, Rwanda, to take forward critical conversations initiated in Nairobi, to explore what it will take for Africa to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030. 

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December 10-11, 2018

Global Digital Health Forum: Washington, DC, Dec. 10-11

The BID Initiative, along with other members of PATH’s Digital Health Program will be joining colleagues and collaborators from around the world for the 2018 Global Digital Health Forum.

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22nd November 2018, at 16:00 hrs CAT

BLN Webinar: Building Capacity in Immunization Data Quality and Use through Mentorship – Introducing the BID Regional Mentors

The BID Learning Network invites you to a webinar presentation on “Building Capacity in Immunization Data Quality and Use through Mentorship: Introducing the BID Regional Mentors.” In its initial phase, between 2013 and 2018, the BID Initiative introduced a holistic package of interventions in Tanzania and Zambia that included information system products, data management policies, evidence-based practices, and capacity building to empower health workers at all levels of the health system toward data-driven action.

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17th October 2018, at 16:00 hrs CAT

BLN Webinar: Piloting of the e-Tracker App in the DHIS2 in The Gambia

The BID Learning Network (BLN)  invites you to a webinar presentation on “Piloting of the e-Tracker App in the DHIS2 in The Gambia.” In 2016, the Expanded Programme on Immunization of The Gambia received a small grant from the BLN to pilot an Electronic Immunization Registry (EIR) with the main objective of strengthening the data management capacity at central and regional levels in the country.

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31st July 2018, at 16:00 hrs CAT

BLN Webinar: Change Management for Health Information Systems

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to join a webinar entitled “Change Management for Health Information Systems.” The global health sector has experienced a transformation with the increased use of electronic health information systems.  As more countries adopt digital health solutions, appropriate strategies for managing change across the health system have become increasingly important. Join us for a lively discussion as our panelists from Ghana and Uganda share approaches, experiences and insights into implementing change management interventions for health information system adoption as well as practical ways to manage resistance to change.

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20th June 2018, at 16:00 hrs CAT

BLN Webinar: Lessons Learned in Change Management and Data Use

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to join a webinar entitled “Lessons Learned in Change Management and Data Use.” In this webinar, the presenters will share the lessons learnt in Tanzania and Zambia during the implementation of data quality and data use interventions at district and sub-district levels. The audience is expected to learn about the use of change management tools to overcome resistance to change. The presenters will discuss the different approaches used to address resistance.

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