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BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN)/Gavi Data Quality and Use (DQU) Collaborative convened a meeting between July 24-26, 2019 in Lusaka, Zambia. It was attended by 25 participants, including immunization...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN)/Gavi Data Quality and Use (DQU) Collaborative convened a meeting between July 24-26, 2019 in Lusaka, Zambia. It was attended by 25 participants, including immunization...
BID Initiative
As part of the work the BID Initiative undertook starting in 2013 to improve countries’ collection, quality, and use of immunization data, PATH partnered with countries to identify the critical...
BID Initiative
Preventable disease, emerging infectious disease, extreme weather-related disasters due to urbanization and environmental degradation, and complications of pregnancy and childbirth still claim far...
BID Initiative
Led by PATH, in partnership with the governments of Tanzania and Zambia, the BID Initiative is grounded in the belief that better data, plus better decisions, will lead to better health outcomes. BID...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network invites you to view a webinar presentation on The Immunization Data: Evidence for Action (IDEA) Review. IDEA is a global synthesis of existing evidence aimed at increasing...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network invites you to view a webinar presentation on The Data Use Partnership. The use of reliable information from a well-designed health information system is critical for:...
BID Initiative
Just as medical doctors take the Hippocratic Oath as they graduate into their profession, so do many engineers solemnly promise to carry out work to the highest quality, recognizing that any errors...
BID Initiative
Between 2013 and 2018, BID designed, developed, and introduced an electronic immunization registry in three regions in Tanzania and one province in Zambia. The Initiative’s financial records were...
BID Initiative
The governments of Tanzania and Zambia identified key data-related challenges affecting immunization service delivery including identifying children due for vaccines, time-consuming data entry...
BID Initiative, General Department of Preventive Medicine, National Expanded Program on Immunization, PATH, Viettel
As health experts, governments, and policymakers around the world harmonize their goals to improve health outcomes through the use of better data and digital tools, the importance of partnerships...
BID Initiative
Global and national stakeholders have acknowledged that routine immunization programs face significant challenges related to the collection, availability, and use of data for planning, management,...
BID Initiative
mPowering’s ORB platform recently launched to help promote the sharing and re-use of openly licensed health worker training content. This webinar provides an introduction to the platform and why...
BID Initiative
This webinar focuses on the practical aspects of managing the cold chain for a vaccination program in an environment that is less than ideal. The presenter highlights the successes, challenges,...
BID Initiative
This webinar focused on the practical aspects of rolling out a nationwide web-based district health information system (DHIMS2) in Ghana. The presenters highlighted the opportunities and challenges...
BID Initiative
The Better Immunization Data Learning Network (BLN) recently hosted a webinar entitled “Introduction and Formation of User Advisory Groups (UAG) in Arusha”. This webinar focused on the engagement...
BID Initiative
Building a culture of data use requires a shift across the entire health system, where consistent use and analyses of data result in decisions that improve service delivery. These tools can be used...
BID Initiative
These tools can be used to coordinate the timing and activities of the introduction and implementation of the data quality and data use interventions. These tools offer guidance on how to manage and...
BID Initiative
This set of tools may be used for planning the introduction of a new intervention or activities prior to implementation of the intervention. These tools can help you to understand the landscape for...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view the webinar slides from “Piloting of the e-Tracker App in the DHIS2 in The Gambia.” In 2016, the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) of The...
BID Initiative
Since 2014, the BLN has been bringing African countries together through peer learning, to identify and share tested solutions related to data collection, quality, and use. Designed as part of the...
BID Initiative
Vaccine coverage is routinely used as a performance indicator for immunization programs both at local and global levels. For many national immunization programs, there are challenges with accurately...
BID Initiative
This webinar focused on building an LMIS for vaccine supply in Nigeria with an aim to acquiring a simple but impactful system. The speakers shared the stepwise approach they undertook and how they...
BID Initiative
The Better Immunization Data Learning Network (BLN) held a webinar entitled “Introduction to OpenHIE and Interoperability for National Information Systems”. The presentation gave an introduction...
BID Initiative
Sustainability has been a core principle of the BID Initiative from its earliest days. Planning for sustainability focuses on four key areas: policy, institutional factors, technical issues, and...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative embedded a peer learning network within its structure to ensure that countries collaborated to identify shared problems and test shared solutions. The BID Learning Network (BLN)...
BID Initiative
Although electronic registries are a critical intervention to improve data availability, quality, and use, they are only one piece of the equation. The change management process ensures that digital...
BID Initiative
To increase coverage and equity of routine immunization services, the government of Tanzania is strengthening the data use culture through the implementation of a package of data quality and use...
BID Initiative
Oliver is a nurse in a busy, urban facility. She’d spend hours sifting through dense registry books to find which children were due for vaccination and ensuring she had enough stock. Once kids were...
BID Initiative
Digital health interventions have rapidly expanded our ability to record health data, which can lead to improved health systems and better decision-making. In this lightning talk from the Global...
BID Initiative
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...
BID Initiative
L’histoire de l’initiative BID illustre la valeur de la planification collaborative sous la conduite des pays, celle du leadership et de l’appropriation, de la conception centrée sur...
BID Initiative
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...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative has released midline and endline monitoring and evaluation (M&E) reports for Tanzania. This report presents the evaluation findings from Arusha Region and Tanga Region based on...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative has released its midline monitoring and evaluation (M&E) report for Zambia. This report presents the evaluation findings from data collected at baseline and midline of BID...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative took a holistic approach to address immunization data challenges by packaging together information system products, data management policies, and evidence-based practices with...
BID Initiative
In this webinar, the presenters 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...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view a webinar entitled “Principles of Digital Development.” The Principles of Digital Development are a set of high level concepts for consideration...
BID Initiative
In this webinar, the presenter shared lessons learned from Burkina Faso’s experience in improving the quality of immunization and surveillance data for Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) target...
BID Initiative
In this webinar, the presenter walked the audience through the Zimbabwe Expanded Program on Immunization (ZEPI) and offered a brief background and historical perspective. The speaker shared lessons...
BID Initiative
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...
BID Initiative
This webinar provides background and examples of ways in which eHealth Africa (eHA) employs technology and information systems to transform health care delivery. Our speaker described how eHA has...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view the recorded webinar entitled “The Uganda eIDSR System”. During this webinar, colleagues from Uganda share how they have built an information...
BID Initiative
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...
BID Initiative
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...
BID Initiative
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...
BID Initiative
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...
BID Initiative
The Better Immunization Data Learning Network (BLN) held a webinar entitled “TechNet Resource Library” about this online repository of journal articles, documents, tools, websites, and other...
BID Initiative
The Better Immunization Data Learning Network (BLN) recently held a webinar entitled, “Logistics management system in The Gambia.” The presentation provided an overview of The Gambia, one of the...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative’s rollout strategy builds health workers’ awareness, access to information, motivation, and empowerment to act, as well as the skills they need to improve data quality and use...
BID Initiative
Tanzania’s and Zambia’s national EIRs were one of the most significant and intricate interventions developed to address critical data-related challenges. The creation of a national-level...
BID Initiative
Electronic immunization registries (EIRs) have been central to the BID Initiative’s work. EIRs help produce and manage data, providing people who use them in their daily work with better access to...
BID Initiative
Routine immunizations and new vaccine introductions are two best buys in global health. While immunization coverage has increased dramatically in the last decade, more must be done to ensure every...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative Annual Report: April 2016-March 2017 details progress and activities between 2016 and 2017 in Tanzania and Zambia. In year five of the BID Initiative, data quality and use...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch a webinar entitled “Electronic Immunization Registry: Lessons from Kenya.” In this webinar, the presenter shares the electronic immunization...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch a webinar entitled “Technology Solutions to Routine Immunization Challenges in Nigeria.” End-to-end supply chain and logistics systems are key...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch our recent webinar entitled “Data Quality and Nominal Electronic Immunization Registries: Lessons Learned from Costa Rica.” Electronic...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch our webinar entitled “Integration of a Community-Based Early Warning System Module into DHIS2 in Cote d’Ivoire.” Recognizing the need to...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to watch a webinar entitled “Identifying and Addressing Challenges in Deploying an Electronic Registry: The Ghana Health Service Experience.”...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to join a webinar entitled “Lessons Learned in Scaling Up: How TDH is Deploying an m-Health Application in 600 Clinics in Burkina Faso.” In 2013, Terre...
BID Initiative
Sustainability has been a core principle of the BID Initiative from its earliest days. In order to budget for, fund, and sustain data quality and data use interventions, and to scale them nationwide...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network invites you to view a webinar entitled “Scaling Up Registries: The OpenMRS Opportunity." The promise of digital technologies has seen multiple systems and millions of...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network recently held a webinar called "Successful implementation of a Health information Software." In this webinar, the speakers shared Mali’s experience implementing health...
BID Initiative, PATH
The BID Learning Network (BLN) hosted a webinar which elaborated on RED-QI (Reaching Every District incorporating Quality Improvement approaches). The “RED-QI” approach is a process that supports...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative Learning Network (BLN) hosted a webinar which elaborated on the establishment, use, and added value of a web-based Immunization Information System (IIS) in Albania. The talk...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative Learning Network (BLN) recently hosted a webinar which outlined the basics for understanding and developing health enterprise architecture. Aimed at both technical and...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative has released midline and endline monitoring and evaluation (M&E) reports for Zambia and Tanzania. The Zambia midline M&E report presents the evaluation findings from data collected...
BID Initiative
This literature review was conducted to identify, review, and analyze published and grey literature to inform the behavior, organization, and practice activities to be conducted as part of the BID...
BID Initiative
This BID Initiative Theory of Change document focuses on Primary Outcomes 3 and 4 of the BID Initiative. This narrative elaborates on the BID Initiative hypotheses related to scaling and diffusing of...
BID Initiative
This BID Initiative landscape analysis of existing projects reviews past and current approaches, strategies and interventions employed to drive the use of data among managers and decision makers for...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative conducted a literature review to support the development of a theory of change model that enables effective monitoring and evaluation of the activities related to the goal of...
Nighat Khan, Mike Bailey, Laurie Werner, Carolyn Moore, Amanda P. BenDor
Digital tools play an important role in supporting front-line health workers who deliver primary care. This journal article explores the current state of efforts undertaken to move away from...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) met in Lusaka, Zambia in November 2017. This slide deck includes the presentations from throughout the BLN meeting.
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative presented at the NetHope Conference in October 2017 regarding the project's measurement, sustainability, and scale up of data quality and use interventions.
BID Initiative
A data use culture describes the customs, dispositions, and behaviors of a particular group or organization to support and encourage the use of evidence to inform their decision-making. If...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative Annual Report: April 2016-March 2017 details progress and activities between 2016 and 2017 in Tanzania and Zambia. In year five of the BID Initiative, data quality and use...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) Design Meeting brought together Ministry of Health representatives from 15 sub-Saharan African countries. The BLN participants included those involved in country...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative Theory of Change (ToC) document includes a graphic and this narrative explaining the challenges identified by the BID Initiative demonstration countries, the hypotheses behind the...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) is a platform for peer learning and information exchange intended to enable strong collaborative links between peers from different countries in support of improved...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) is a platform for peer learning and information exchange intended to enable strong collaborative links between peers from different countries in support of improved...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative Annual Report: April 2014-March 2015 details progress and activities between 2014 and 2015 in Tanzania and Zambia. In year two, BID fully staffed two national offices, established...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative hosted a series of working group sessions to collaboratively and rigorously define a full range of important immunization information system (IIS) functions, referred to here as...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative hosted a Tools Developer Summit between December 12-13, 2013 in Washington D.C., which brought information and communication technology developers together with the BID Initiative...
BID Initiative
Routine immunizations and new vaccine introductions are two best buys in global health. But while immunization coverage has increased dramatically in the last decade, more must be done to ensure...
BID Initiative
This BID Initiative infographic illustrates the impact of data quality and use interventions in Tanzania and Zambia, where electronic immunization registries have been implemented.
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative has taken the most frequently used tools from Tanzania and Zambia and made them generic. They can be reused and modified by countries for planning, operations, and change...
Werner, Laurie, Seymour, Dawn
An update on collaborative efforts from countries piloting electronic immunization registries through the Better Immunization Data Initiative.
BID
The BLN is a platform for peer learning and information exchange intended to enable strong collaborative links between peers from different countries in support of improved data...
Taliesin- Brian, Mwanyika- Henry, Ritz- Derek, Peloso- Liz & Wilson- Kate
This document reviews the steps to organize how processes and information and communication technology infrastructure can be integrated and standardized to meet a ministry of health
PATH
An update on the Better Immunization Data Initiative as of May 30, 2014.
BID Initiative
Led by PATH and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation- the Better Immunization Data (BID) Initiative is grounded in the belief that better data- plus better decisions- will lead to better...
Liz Peloso
This presentation gives a general overview of the Better Immunization Data Initiative.