Tuesday, September 22 • 14:00 - 14:45
National COVID-19 Response Stories & Regional Surveillance Platforms (Part 1)

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WHO AFRO has embarked on an implementation of DHIS2 to strengthen the regional vaccine preventable disease surveillance (VPD) platform for member states within the region.

This implementation leverages the widespread use of DHIS2 as national HMIS among member states in the AFRO region to facilitate direct reporting from national systems to the regional platform to improve the quality, timeliness and analytic potential of the data. DHIS2 has been deployed for COVID-19 surveillance in 36 countries.

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Rebecca Potter

Technical Lead, Global Health Content, University of Oslo
I work across a team of global DHIS2 implementers to develop standard health content for DHIS2 in partnership with the WHO, CDC and UNICEF. Our goal is to use DHIS2 as a platform for disseminating global health standards and local innovations. We do this through the development of... Read More →
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Shurajit Dutta

DHIS2 Regional Support - English Carribbean, University of Oslo
Supports QA and development of guidance for digital data packages, provides implementation support in the Asia/Pacific region, supports development and provision of training curricula, content and guidance through country, regional, global levels.
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Edem Kossi

Senior Health Information Systems expert, HISP West and Central Africa

Alain Poy

WHO, Regional Data Management Officer, WHO

Tuesday September 22, 2020 14:00 - 14:45 CEST
Annual Conference Virtual Room 1