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Nov 28, 2018

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

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The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you view 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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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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Nov 2, 2018

BLN/Gavi Data Quality and Use Collaborative: Call for Expressions of Interest

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Global

This is a call for Expressions of Interest for Gavi-eligible countries to participate in the BID Learning Network/Gavi Data Quality and Use (BLN/Gavi DQU) Collaborative. Please read the BLN/Gavi DQU introductory note before completing this form. The duly completed and signed form should be sent to cmuyawala@path.org with copy to cputa@path.org by Friday 16th November 2018. The full application form can be found here.

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Mar 10, 2016

Webinar: Economies of Scale, Integration & Interoperability in Digital Health

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Global

The BID Learning Network (BLN) recently held a webinar entitled “Economies of Scale, Integration & Interoperability in Digital Health”.

This webinar discussed World Vision’s experiences in different countries and contexts, and the successes and challenges encountered (notably in engagements with governments) as they have worked in the field of digital health.

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Feb 10, 2016

MEASURE Evaluation briefs on how eHealth technologies can support data-informed program management

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Global

Advances in information and communications technology (ICT) have increased exponentially the amount of data that health information systems can collect, synthesize, and report.  Expansion of these technologies promises to revolutionize the global health sector’s response to most pressing health issues.  Even though health program managers are increasingly expected to use and invest in such strategies, many lack information about how the strategies work and how they can benefit the management of health programs.  To address this problem, MEASURE Evaluation developed a glossary of eHealth strategies most likely to enhance data access, synthesis, and communication for health program managers at all levels of a health system who are eHealth novices. The complete set consists of fact sheets on: dashboards, hackathons, open data, big data & data science, geospatial analysis, integration & interoperability, and crowdsourcing.

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Sep 10, 2015

Data Revolutions- How Information Turns into Impact

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Global

This report summarizes the lessons learned from the Data Impacts project, which explores success stories of the ongoing Data Revolution. The case studies chosen span the themes of health, agriculture and environment, cities, and humanitarian crises, and are drawn from countries all over the world. The cases examine the long and complex pathway from data to impact, focusing on the stages of data generation and collection, methodological development, data analysis, use in the policy process, and project implementation.

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Sep 3, 2015

Data for Development: An Action Plan to Finance the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development


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The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development is poised to transform the way governments, citizens, and companies do business. The revolution is being defined by the explosion in availability of data resources and rapidly evolving technologies. Low-cost data collection tools, ranging from crowd-sourcing to satellite imagery, are changing the way we do business and increasing the availabilty of data all around us. The creation and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offers a unique opportunity to ensure that the benefits of the data revolution are extended to the countries and communities most in need, leaving no one behind.

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Dec 31, 2014

Zimbabwe National Health Information System Strategy 2009-2014


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The National Health Information Strategy will inform the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare‟s strategic direction from 2009 through to 2014. This comes at a time when the need for timely and accurate data for action is critical for bringing about efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of health services in Zimbabwe.

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Jul 28, 2014

Atlas of eHealth country profiles 2013: eHealth and innovation in women

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Global

This publication is based on the findings of the 2013 WHO-ITU joint survey of 64 Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health (CoIA) countries by the WHO Global Observatory for eHealth.

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Dec 21, 2013

Tanzania National eHealth Strategy 2012-2018 DRAFT

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Tanzania

The Tanzania mainland’s healthcare system, through its ongoing health sector reforms, aims to improve health outcomes. As part of these reforms, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) has developed its strategic plan—the Health Sector Strategic Plan III (HSSP III)—to guide priority setting and deployment of resources in the health sector. Although implementation of HSSP III promised to produce many positive results, realizing the best outcomes in the face of increasing pressures on the healthcare system requires a fundamental transformation in the way health care is delivered and managed.  

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