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Adriana Alminana, Amare Bayeh, Daniel Girma, Natasha Kanagat, Lisa Oot, Wendy Prosser, Belayneh Dagnew, Disha Ali
Strengthening data use and quality is critical to achieving high, equitable immunization coverage. One approach that is being increasingly recognized as effective in improving data use and quality is...
Emilia Klimiuk, Isaac Mugoya, Natasha Kanagat, Sarah Hassanen
Join JSI and Sonder Design Collective for the fifth and final mini 30-minute webinars sharing their initial findings from the Vx Data Insights research in Kenya. This Human-Centered Design study is a...
JSI, Sonder Design Collective
This is the presentation of a JSI and Sonder Design Collective webinar, the fifth and final one sharing their initial findings from the Vx Data Insights research in Kenya. This Human-Centered Design...
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
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 Data Use Partnership. The use of reliable information from a well-designed health information system is critical for:...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Global stakeholders and national governments openly acknowledge that routine immunization programs and new vaccine introductions face significant challenges related to the collection and use of...
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 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 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...
CHAI, JSI, VillageReach
Synthesis report covering a cross-country analysis of data review teams interventions carried out by CHAI, John Snow, Inc., and VillageReach. Surfaces three principles and eight recommendations for...
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...
BID Initiative
The BID Initiative has partnered with countries in Africa through the BID Learning Network (BLN) to design information system products and introduce new practices that can be tested in a few...
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...
Kitenge et al
This study sought to determine the challenges faced by professional nurses in monitoring the Road to Health Car (RTHC) during consultation, the degree of implementation of the RTHC programme, and the...
VillageReach
VillageReach documents how supply chain design increased access to vaccines in Equateur province, DRC. An independent study conducted by Acasus in July 2018 verified that average monthly consumption...
Alieu Sowe, Olivi Putilala, Klas-Göran Sahlen
Health Management Information System (HMIS) is an important building block of any health system. Robust and efficient Health Management Information Systems that ensure good quality data are...
Adetifa IMO, Karia B, Mutuku A, Bwanaali T, Makumi A, Wafula J, Chome M, Mwatsuma P, Bauni E, Hammitt LL, Mataza C, Tabu C, Kamau T, Williams TN, Scott JAG
BACKGROUND: The benefits of childhood vaccines are critically dependent on vaccination coverage. We used a vaccine registry (as gold standard) in Kenya to quantify errors in routine coverage methods...
Tabu C, Shendale S, Sergon K, Onuekwusi IU, Okoth P, Ogbuanu IU, Mugoya I, Machekanyanga Z, Brown DW
Home-based records (HBRs), which take many forms, serve as an important tool for frontline health workers by providing a standardized patient history vital to making informed decisions about the need...
Ward K, Mugenyi K, Benke A, Luzze H, Kyozira C, Immaculate A, Tanifum P, Kisakye A, Bloland P, MacNeil A.
In Uganda, vaccine dose administration data are often not available or are of insufficient quality to optimally plan, monitor, and evaluate program performance. A collaboration of partners aimed to...
Colleen Scott et al.
The collection, analysis, and use of data to measure and improve immunization programme performance are priorities for WHO, global partners and national immunization programmes (NIPs). High quality...
MoH Nigeria
A set of word and excel forms/questionnaires used in Nigeria which can be adapted for other countries.
Rafael Obregon, Sabeeha Quereshi, Ketan Chitnis, Naqibullah Safi, Ade Pouye, Savita Naqvi, Kshiitij Joshi, Erma Manoncourt, Catherine Richey, Rania El Asawi, Amaya M Gillespie
Following the World Health Organization (WHO) declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in July 2014, UNICEF was asked to co-lead,...
VillageReach
This report from VillageReach offers detailed analysis and lessons learned from over a decade of working with the Mozambique Ministry of Health to implement comprehensive iSC changes leading to a...
Pezzoli
Publication Abstract: In November 2009, Sierra Leone conducted a preventive yellow fever (YF) vaccination campaign targeting individuals aged nine months and older in six health districts. The...
Pezzoli
Publication Abstract: We used the clustered lot quality assurance sampling (clustered-LQAS) technique to identify districts with low immunization coverage and guide mop-up actions during the last 4...
W Mphatswe et al.
Reliable and accurate public health information is essential for monitoring health and for evaluating and improving the delivery of health-care services and programmes.1–4 As countries report their...
Aaron M. Harris, George Aol, Dominic Ouma, Godfrey Bigogo, Joel M. Montgomery, Cynthia G. Whitney, Robert F. Breiman, Lindsay Kim
With the accelerated introduction of new vaccines in low-income settings, understanding immunization program performance is critical. We sought to improve immunization history acquisition from...
Jenny H Ledikwe et al.
Background Ensuring that data collected through national health information systems are of sufficient quality for meaningful interpretation is a challenge in many resource-limited countries. An...
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...
Jilian A Sacks et al.
An informatics system consisting of a mobile health application and business intelligence software was used for collecting and analyzing Ebola contact tracing data. This system offered potential to...
Stanley K Diamenu et al.
The use of the protection-at birth (PAB) method to assess tetanus-diphtheria (Td) vaccination status of mothers in the routine immunization program is not yet introduced in Ghana. PAB is rather...
Dia- Mariette
This presentation describes the existing immunization information systems in Cameroon. Some of the strengths and weaknesses of different data reporting systems such as DVDMT- RIM- and National Health...
Arend Voormana, Hil M. Lyons
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is closer than ever to achieving a polio-free world. Immunization activities must still be carried out in non-endemic countries to maintain population immunity...
Bethany Hedt-Gauthier, Agnès Binagwaho, Andrew Muhire, Paulin Basinga, Eric Gaju, Eric Rubyutsa, Randy Wilson, Cheryl Amoroso, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Modeste Gashayija, Hari S. Iyer, Marie Paul Nisingizwe
Background Health data can be useful for effective service delivery, decision making, and evaluating existing programs in order to maintain high quality of healthcare. Studies have shown variability...
Ayub Manya, Anne Barsigo
This presentation describes the context and piloting of DHIS2 system in Kenya in 2011. The national roll-out process- experiences- and key challenges are discussed.