By Masaina Bwakya, Change Management Lead, PATH Posted in BID Learning Network (BLN) , People Photo: PATH/Paul Nindi. BLN members met in Lusaka in March to share their experiences with digital and data solutions. As part of the meeting, BLN members visited facilities to see how health data is managed and visualized. For Silemane Ouedraogo, an Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Data Manager i
The costs of electronic immunization registries, sharing BID’s experience to help other countries plan By Mercy Mvundura, Senior Health Economist, PATH and Celina Kareiva, Senior Communications Associate, PATH Posted in Packaging , Policies & Practices , Products Photo: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Health workers use an electronic immunization registry in Tanzania, where BID studied the cost of designin
Hello! Please join us in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, May 18 for the following two events the day prior to the 2020 National Immunization Conference (NIC): AIRA Pre-NIC Training   (11 am – 4 pm) Teaser: Come learn how to write and present so your audience will understand you! What : AIRA will hold a professional development training to cover how to write and present complex topic clearly. Lunc
Hello, Never enough time, funding, or staff? We want to learn any tips or tricks you’ve discovered to make the most of your limited resources. Please share your stories with us and we will pull them together for a SnapShots article to share with the community. This was a topic of interest in the Education Survey, so we know that your colleagues throughout the community would love to hear your idea
Monthly Update February 2020 in Review In This Issue… Save the Date for TWO Events in May! Our Newest IIS Advocate AIRA 2020 National Meeting Governance Committee Meets in Person and Retains Its Extremities Measurement and Improvement Update Save the Date: March Education Steering Committee Webinar HIMSS20 Canceled AIRA Standards Team Meeting Recent Information Requests Added
Hello, Please see the following Information Request from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health below. If you are willing to share information, please reply directly to this email and include contact information for follow-up. INFORMATION REQUESTED We are looking for information from the IIS community regarding provider organization level report cards/data quality reports. If your jurisdict
Hello, The AIRA Education Steering Committee is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, April 14 from 1-2pm ET about using an IIS to support outbreak response. The webinar will focus on stories and lessons learned from several IIS that may help other organizations in the event of an outbreak. Speakers from AIRA, CDC, and IIS programs will address IIS topics related to outbreak response. You can registe
  13 March 2020, Vol. 95, No. 11, pp. 97–104 Now online IN THIS ISSUE 97 Evaluation of the early warning, alert and response system for the Rohingya crisis, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh 104 COVID-19 update     Download 13 mars 2020, Vol. 95, No. 11, pp. 97-104 Maintenant en ligne DANS CE NUMÉRO 97 Évaluation du système d’alerte et d’intervention rapide (EWARS) pour la crise des réfu
Hello, Given the quickly changing situation with COVID-19, AIRA is regularly assessing our activities and events to determine how we can best support our members and the broader public health community. We know that many of you are responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, and more of you will be pulled into the response over time. We also want to be sensitive to concerns about traveling. For these rea
Hello, Do you want to learn more about how to use AART to help your IIS meet national standards? AART  (also known as the Aggregate Analysis Reporting Tool) supports the  Measurement and Improvement Initiative  by visualizing and compiling the results and information on community-driven measures and tests related to IIS Functional Standards. Join us for some, or all, of the AART Use
96 It takes a village of women to change the world. !-- It takes a village of women to change the world. Patience Tchongwe, Senior Hotline Supervisor, rises to the call of Chipatala cha pa Foni. Read More Emily Bancroft, President shares her point of view from the COVID-19 hot zone.  Read More Spotlight on women making a difference in Malawi Upile Kachila shares her experience on transitionin
  6 March 2020, Vol. 95, No. 10, pp. 89–96 Now online IN THIS ISSUE 89 Measuring capacity to implement the International Health Regulations (2005): a comparison of data from annual reporting and joint external evaluation 94 COVID-19 update 94 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January 2020     Download 6 mars 2020, Vol. 95, No. 10, pp. 89-96 Maintenant en ligne DANS CE NUM
Case study celebrates lessons and catalytic potential of rapid, iterative software development across three countries By Celina Kareiva, Senior Communications Associate, BID Initiative Posted in Packaging , Policies & Practices , Products Pakistan, Zambia, and Kenya are among a growing number of countries implementing electronic immunization registries (EIRs) to improve data quality and health
    28 February 2020, Vol. 95, No. 09, pp. 77–88 Now online IN THIS ISSUE 77 Institutionalizing strengthened emergency response through training and learning   87 COVID-19 update     Download 28 février 2020, Vol. 95, No. 09, pp. 77-88 Maintenant en ligne DANS CE NUMÉRO 77 Institutionnalisation de l’action d’urgence renforcée grâce à la formation et à l’appr
  View this email in your browser Date: 27 February 2020   Centre Pasteur du Cameroun nominated as 3rd regional reference laboratory for yellow fever in Africa Similar to Institut Pasteur Dakar (IPD) in Senegal and the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) , Centre Pasteur Cameroon ( CPC) will provide WHO Regional Reference Laboratory (RRL) functions including provision of yellow f
    21 February 2020, Vol. 95, No. 08, pp. 69–76 Now online IN THIS ISSUE 69 Progress towards measles elimination – China, January 2013–June 2019 76 COVID-19 update     Download 21 février 2020, Vol. 95, No. 08, pp. 69-76 Maintenant en ligne DANS CE NUMÉRO 69 Progrès vers l’élimination de la rougeole – Chine, janvier 2013-juin 2019 76 Le point sur la maladie à coronavirus
Meet your AIRA2020 Keynote Speaker! It is with great honor and excitement that we announce Stacy Allison, businesswoman, adventurer, author, motivational speaker, and first American woman to summit Mt. Everest as the AIRA 2020 National Meeting keynote speaker!  Stacy Allison Stacy has been climbing and leading expeditions for more than 40 years in remote regions throughout the world including
BID Learning Network expands services, mentoring countries across sub-Saharan Africa in digital and data solutions By Chilunga Puta, Director of the BID Learning Network, PATH Posted in BID Learning Network (BLN) , People , Policies & Practices , Products Graphic: PATH. The BID Learning Network has expanded its services to include targeted mentorship for countries. The BID Learning Network (BL
Photo: PATH/Trevor Snapp. Paulo Urioh, a nurse at Mareu Health Center in Tanzania uses his facility’s electronic immunization registry. Last year, Tanzania launched a new national digital health strategy that will pave the way for more digital innovation. The following post appeared on .  The Government of Tanzania is calling for an end to “pilotitis”—an emphasis on narrowly focused healt
    14 February 2020, Vol. 95, No. 07, pp. 61–68 Now online IN THIS ISSUE 61 Report of the thirtieth meeting of the International Task Force for Disease Eradication, 22 October 2019     Download 14 février 2020, Vol. 95, No. 07, pp. 61-68 Maintenant en ligne DANS CE NUMÉRO 61 Rapport de la trentième réunion du Groupe spécial international pour l’éradication des maladies, 2