Zambia improves real-time tracking of vaccines, reduces stock outs

In Zambia, spreadsheets, paper registries and phone calls were once the only way for staff in the Ministry of Health, based in the capital Lusaka, to know if district and provincial health facilities and warehouses had adequate supply of vaccines. Since none of the supply registries were connected to the national warehouse, reporting was never […]

Malaria Indicator Surveys

This website serves as a home for Malaria Indicator Survey datasets and documentation. The datasets are publicly available for downloading after a simple registration process. For more information about each survey, check the Table of Malaria Indicator Surveys and the List of Malaria Resources and Technical Assistance Agencies below. The table also includes MIS surveys […]

Global Fund frustrates Uganda’s plans to strengthen health information infrastructures

On 20 March 2017, the Uganda country coordinating mechanism (CCM) submitted a funding request to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria containing three components: TB/HIV, malaria and RSSH (resilient and sustainable systems for health). The CCM also submitted a proposed program split for its 2017-2019 allocation. According the Global Fund Observer, however, […]

Interoperability of health systems using OpenHIE

The fundamental basis of interoperability is in harmonizing the context with which information is collected in so that it’s broadly reusable to a much larger set of stakeholders. The OpenHIE architecture supports interoperability by creating a framework that maximally leverages health information standards, enables flexible implementation by country partners, and supports interchangeability of individual components. […]

Mobile message app for pregnant women launched in India

The National Health Mission in the Indian state of Haryana has launched a mobile messaging system to create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health workers on the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunisation. From the second trimester of pregnancy till the child is one-year-old, the application will deliver 72 […]

Healthsites.io – global healthsites mapping project

The Global Healthsites Mapping Project is an initiative to create an online map of every health facility in the world and make the details of each location easily accessible. When a natural disaster or disease outbreak occurs there is a rush to establish accurate health care location data that can be used to support people […]

iHRIS – Open Source Human Resources Information Solutions

iHRIS is simple, easy-to-use, open source software that supplies health-sector leaders with information to track, manage, and plan the health workforce. iHRIS helps countries in low-resource settings capture high-quality data on health worker numbers, skills, qualifications, locations, and more. With this information, nations can address health workforce shortages and solve other challenges across the health sector and beyond. […]

OpenLMIS

OpenLMIS is a powerful, enterprise-class, open source electronic logistics management information system (LMIS) purpose-built to manage health commodity supply chains. OpenLMIS automates the LMIS system throughout the supply chain and supports interoperability through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), which allow implementers to send and receive data between Health Management Information System (HMIS) visualization software, mobile data […]

Open Health Information Exchange

Dedicated to improve the health of the underserved through open and collaborative, development and support of country driven, large scale health information sharing architectures. Enabling large scale health information interoperability Offering freely available standards-based approaches and reference technologies Supporting each other’s needs through peer technical assistance communities Source: OpenHIE

openMRS

The global OpenMRS community works together to build the world’s leading open source enterprise electronic medical record system platform The OpenMRS community is a worldwide network of volunteers from many different backgrounds including technology, health care, and international development. Together, we’re working to build the world’s largest and most flexible technology platform to support delivery […]

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