Strengthening use of DHIS2 data to improve health programme performance

Dr. Desmond Chavasse, Senior Vice President (Malaria Control & Child Survival) and Chief Evidence Officer at Population Services International (PSI) visited the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Monday 3rd of April and gave a presentation on Strengthening the use of DHIS2 data to improve health programme performance.

PSI uses routine health data to drive better program quality and performance. They focus on using health management information systems to deliver better evidence based decision making by health professionals. They are one of the leading non-profit users of DHIS2 and are co-developing further improvements in the platform with the University of Oslo. The presentation showed the global approach to strengthening use of data with DHIS2, looking at system enhancements and improved data visualisation, to facilitate decision making, that will benefit the wider community of users. The presentation also included malaria surveillance and case management examples.

You will be able to watch the lecture here