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BAO Systems and the University of Oslo are excited to welcome you to the 4th annual DHIS 2 Symposium! 

2018 Symposium Themes: 

The global digital health space is moving at a rapid pace, making exponential gains within the last few years.  It’s hard to imagine that after only 10 years of development, DHIS 2 is being implemented in 87 countries and Indian states, with 53 operating at national scale.  This kinetic global expansion of DHIS 2 has led to exciting collaborations and partnerships that are working to improve LMIC health systems.  

And yet we know that there is still work to be done to improve these systems.  

In our 4th DHIS 2 Symposium, we’ll look closely at how international partnerships between NGOs and governments are supporting national systems strengthening through technical support that ultimately improves the use of DHIS 2 and how this work is bringing us closer to harmonized data.

But beyond national systems, there is still exciting innovation happening all around us.  We’ll spend time looking at Android mobile applications and hear from the UiO about efforts to overhaul and re-develop the applications.  Biometrics are making concrete gains in development work and we’ll hear how they can be incorporated into DHIS 2.

Other topics to be explored include:  

  • What work is being done around using DHIS 2 for the Sustainable Development Goals and how can we move that work forward?

  • How is data used in concrete ways to drive decision-making, course-correction and drive impact of your programs?

  • How is integration with other systems like LMIS and EMRs improving national systems?





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Paul Amendola

VecnaCares Charitable Trust
Executive Director
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Sarah Andersson

John Snow, Inc.
Senior Technical Advisor
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Adebusoye Anifalaje

BAO Systems
Principal/CIO
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Carolyn Boyce

Pathfinder International
Sr. Management Information Systems Advisor
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Jenni Brown

HISP SA
Project Manager
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Dan Cocos

BAO Systems
CTO
MD

Mark DeZalia

OGAC/US Department of State
Health Information Systems Team Lead
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Rebecca Distler

Element, Inc.
Director, Global Health Initiatives
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Jonathan Drummey

PATH
Data Visualization Specialist
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Yohana Dukhan

Management Sciences for Health
Senior Health Economist
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Mike Frost

University of Oslo
Senior Advisor
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Nega Gebreyesus

USAID
Senior HMIS Advisor
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Tamara Goldschmidt

Bluesquare
Program and Partnerships Lead
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Lise Grout

WHO
Technical officer
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Ben Guaraldi

PEPFAR
DATIM Development Team Lead
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Timothy Harding

BAO Systems
Sr. Systems Analyst
NH

Nicola Hobby

BAO Systems
Director of Programs
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Parisa Kharazi

Jhpiego
Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
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Jason Knueppel

BAO Systems
Implementation Manager
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Vidya Mahadevan

MSH
Senior M&E Advisor
MM

Megan McGuire

MSF
eHealth Unit Director
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Donna Medeiros

Asian Development Bank
Senior Digital Health Architect and Policy Advisor
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Rodolfo Melia

KnowTechTure
Principal
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Scott Merritt

Jhpiego
Informatics Advisor
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Annah Ngaruro

ICF
DATIM Data Exchange Sub-Team Lead
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Ignacio Foche Pérez

EyeSeeTea Ltd
Director
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Thongdy Phommavongsa

PSI
Program Manager
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Adrian Quintana

EyeSeeTea
Project Manager
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Atwood Raphael

DAI
Chief Of Party
VS

Vincent Shaw

HISP South Africa
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Tenly Snow

OpenLMIS
OpenLMIS Community Manager
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Steffen Tengesdal

BAO Systems
Principal/CEO
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Moussa Traore

Management Sciences for Health
Monitoring and Evaluation Director
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Pooja Vinayak

PwC
Data Analyst
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Wycliffe Waweru

PSI
Sr Regional M&E Advisor East Africa
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Kenn White

BAO Systems
Co-founder
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Randy Wilson

MSH
RHSSA Team Leader
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Benjamin Winters

Akros
Regional Director
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Andre Zagorski

MSH
Senior Principal Technical Advisor PHT