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Dr Seydou Kabore & Dr Lassane Kabore
Burkina Faso: Innovative ways of reaching Covid-19 vaccine targets
PATH.
In 2020, Ghana's switched from ROTARIX to ROTAVAC in its routine immunization program in order to save money and cold chain space. An economic analysis of this switch, conducted by PATH, the...
PATH.
Frontline immunization workers play a critical role in improving vaccine access and equity. A new initiative aims to leverage their firsthand experience to co-create innovative delivery solutions.
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
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
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
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 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 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
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 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
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 (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 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...
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...
PATH
This fact sheet describes PATH’s efforts to eliminate meningococcal meningitis epidemics from Africa, once and for all. It covers work across meningitis projects, including the development and...
PATH
In remote locations, which often have high ambient temperatures and where there is no reliable power, it is a huge challenge to keep lifesaving vaccines at a safe temperature for a sufficient length...
PATH
This report summarizes the results of PATH’s field evaluation of Sure Chill’s long-term passive device for the use of cold storage of vaccines in Senegal and provides important feedback in terms...
Raymond Hutubessy et al.
The purpose, methods, data sources and assumptions behind the World Health Organization (WHO) Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control Costing (C4P) tool that was developed to assist low- and...
Carl E. Frasch et al.
Although many years of application of meningococcal polysaccharide vaccines have had minimal success in preventing meningococcal epidemics in the meningitis belt of Africa, collaborative efforts to...
PATH
Project brief on the progress of Project OPTIMIZE in improving LMIS systems in various countries.