Mar 30, 2016
The BID Learning Network (BLN) recently held a webinar entitled “Interoperability between EPI information systems: DHIS2 and DVD/MT”. This webinar describes Senegal’s experience with implementing DHIS2 and discusses interoperability considerations in relation to DVD-MT and DHIS2. The speakers highlight successes, opportunities for improvement, and the impact on data availability, quality and use.
Jan 1, 2014
Jul 5, 2011
Vaccinations have occupied a very important place in Senegal’s national health policy since the adoption of primary health services with the integration of expanded program for immunisation (EPI) for vaccine preventable diseases.
Senegal became involved in 2000 with relaunching EPI following a difficult period marked by reduced immunisation coverage and the resurgence of diseases such as measles. Following the EPI review of 2000 and the creation of the strategic plans for 2001-2005 and 2007-2011, a certain number of actions and measures were taken.
May 4, 2009
eHealth foundation actions build an enabling environment for the use of ICT for health. These include supportive eHealth policy, legal and ethical frameworks; adequate funding from various sources; infrastructure development; and developing the capacity of the health work force through training. eHealth applications surveyed in 2009 include telemedicine (the delivery of health care services using ICT where distance is a barrier to care); mHealth (the use of mobile devices in delivering health care services); and eLearning (use of ICT for learning).