Organized by USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)
Wednesday, December 12
9:00 AM-10:30 AM
1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 300
Washington D.C. & Livestream
Please join USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) for a showcase of digital health achievements over the lifetime of the program. This event will follow the 2018 Global Digital Health Forum where leaders in digital health across governments, academia, implementing partners and technologists will come together to share best practices, challenges and form new partnerships. The MCSP Digital Health Showcase will include an overview of the USAID digital health vision and MCSP’s digital health programming, followed by individual country presentations and demonstrations of the tools.
Please join us on Wednesday, December 12 as we celebrate and reflect on MCSP’s global leadership in digital health. This session will begin at 9:00 AM at the MCSP office located at 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 300, Washington D.C. in Room 301 A/B.
Please register to attend. Remote viewing access is also available.
Featured country demonstrations include:
Egypt – Raedat Refiat dHMIS, a digital health management information system (HMIS) for community health workers. This system supports Egypt’s community health workers in registering households, providing family planning services, reporting and work planning. The system is being piloted in two governorates with plans for national scale- up, ultimately reaching more than 11,000 Raedat Refiat.
Guatemala – Civil Society Accountability App, which improves data collection, use and impact for use by civil society organizations working alongside local authorities to ensure accountability for health service delivery.
Tanzania – Health Information Mediator; an interoperability layer for hospital and other health information systems. The current implementation supports data exchange between ten ehealth systems supporting different domains and services in the health sector, such as the health facility registry, human resources, logistics management, vaccine information system, and DHIS2.
Ghana – eLearning. MCSP has worked to develop online courses to improve knowledge of health workers in maternal, newborn, and child health. In addition to digital course creation, MCSP also supported the establishment of the Ministry of Health’s eLearning secretariat, providing key institutional leadership for eLearning in the national health system.
Nigeria- GIS for Routine Immunization, uses GIS to create more accurate health facility catchment maps and population estimates
Makerere University Uganda, Open Deliver Implementation; uses ORB and Open Deliver from mPowering Frontline Healthworkers to create an online content library of high quality, mobile-optimized, openly licensed training materials for frontline health workers in Uganda.
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