Strengthening routine facility-based health information systems in developing countries: Towards a sustainable data source for measuring the delivery of evidence-based interventions
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Assess the Routine Health Information System (RHIS) performance using the PRISM tools Identify technical, organizational, and behavioral barriers to the use of information for evidence-based decision making Design an action plan to improve RHIS performance
Keyword(s): Health Management Information Systems, Evidence Based Practice
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have lead projects at global and country levels on health information system (HIS) reform in developing countries. I have published books and peer-reviewed articles on HIS reform. I have lectured on HIS design and implementation at several universities (Harvard University, Boston University, Brandeis University, John Hopkins University). I am the founder and president of RHINO, an advocacy NGO for strengthening RHIS.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.