Nov 14, 2018
The BID Initiative Story recounts our journey to design, develop, and implement data quality and use interventions in Tanzania and Zambia between 2014 and 2018.
Sep 18, 2017
Zambia is committed to building a smarter country with innovative tools to help improve the health and well-being of its people. The BID Initiative is one example of these ambitions. Through a series of data quality and data use interventions introduced alongside the government, health workers are able to better track their facility’s performance, patient volumes, and vaccine stocks, among other metrics.
Jul 21, 2017
With better data, health workers can avoid stock-outs, identify defaulting patients, and better measure their performance against neighboring facilities. New tools and interventions introduced by the BID Initiative, in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Zambia, are improving nurse workflows and empowering health workers to make better decisions about how best to deliver care.
Apr 12, 2016
The BID Initiative is partnering with countries to enhance immunization and overall health service delivery by addressing data quality and use challenges. We are making a holistic investment in information system products, data management policies and practices, and users at all levels of the health system.
Apr 12, 2016
The BID Initiative leverages sustainable and scalable solutions such as a national electronic immunization system and supply chain tools to put the power of data in the hands of health workers so they can do their jobs more effectively and efficiently.