Monthly Meetings

The Global Digital Health Network holds regular meetings–both in-person and virtual–each month to discuss promising approaches, challenges and lessons learned, where invited speakers present on topics of interest to the group. The Network also hosts deep dives to further explore important topics in a hands-on context. Presentation slides and meeting recaps are shared on the Network listserv so members are informed of both the presentation topics and discussion among participants.

How a Wealth Measurement Tool is Improving Global Health

Among the global health community, a common challenge is determining whether programs are reaching target communities, frequently those in poorer households. This information allows program managers to adjust and improve service delivery. But they need data and real-time feedback. Conventional approaches to evaluation can provide some of this information, but often with significant delays and […]

Raising demand for high quality maternal health care: How SMS-based digital health platform PROMPTS is giving mothers across Kenya greater agency to improve care quality

Lilian has witnessed too many preventable deaths amongst the mothers she shares a street with in Kibera, a vast informal settlement in the southwest of Nairobi. She herself had struggled to access timely, quality care when it was time to deliver her third child. Already in labor, she reached the facility only to find a […]

Areas that Country Health Information Systems and Data Use project is Looking Forward to Learning about at the Global Digital Health Forum 2022

The Global Digital Health Forum 2022, taking place from December 5-7 2022 as a hybrid event – virtual (Asia and East Africa time zones) & in-person at Crystal City Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia –  is calling for abstracts. The submission deadline is August 21. This year’s theme is ‘Driving Effective and Equitable Digital Health […]

Recording of June Monthly Meeting

GDHN Monthly Meeting: “The Holy Grail of End-to-End Data Visibility for Your Health Supply Chain.” On June 22, the Global Digital Health Network convened for its June monthly meeting. The holy grail of almost all supply chains is to get data directly from customers to better enable end-to-end supply chain operations. Data and digitization are […]

Slides and Recording of March Monthly Meeting

On March 24, 2021, the Global Digital Health Network convened for it’s March monthly meeting on the topic “Can Digitally Enabled FP/RMNACH Approaches Improve Health Outcomes?” hosted by Intrahealth International. How to increase family planning use, basic health screening for women, or antenatal and postnatal care adoption? These are core questions for many FP and […]

GDHN Consultancy Opening: Program Management

The Global Digital Health Network is seeking a Program Management Consultant to support Network operations and programming. Please see the attached job description for additional information and application instructions. Candidates should submit their resume and cover letter by April 8, 2021. This position is open to candidates both within and outside of the US.

Slides and Recording for February Monthly Meeting: Digital Tools for Pharmaceutical Systems

On February 24th, the Global Digital Health Network convened virtually for another monthly webinar hosted by MSH. The discussion focused on Digital Tools for Pharmaceutical Systems. Pharmaceutical systems depend on efficient and reliable information tools, data governance, and data analytics systems to ensure sustainable access to and appropriate use of safe, effective, quality assured, and […]

Slides and Recording: February 2021 Monthly Meeting

On February 4th, the Global Digital Health Network convened virtually for the Network’s monthly meeting hosted by Pathfinder International. The discussion focused on Preparing for the next pandemic: Leveraging digital technologies for service delivery. In this presentation, representatives from Pathfinder International’s India and Mozambique offices described how they made changes to project implementation to maintain […]

GDHN Deep Dive on Gender

As research and the current global pandemic is showing, gender equity is important for global health including the digital health sector. While there are disproportionately more female public health practitioners and frontline health workers, we see stark imbalances in global health as well as digital health leadership and representation in software development roles in digital […]

GDHN September 2020 Monthly Meeting – From Data to Insight: Applying Data Science to Global Public Health

Please register for the GDHN September webinar, hosted by PATH, From Data to Insight: Applying Data Science to Global Public Health. The monthly meeting will be held on September 24, 2020 at 7-8:20am PT / 10-11:20am ET / 7:30-8:50pm IST. Registration for the webinar is now open at From Data to Insight: Applying Data […]