GDHN November Meeting: Digital transformation lessons learned from the USAID funded Country Health Information Systems and Data Use Project and the Ethiopia Digital Health Activity

Description CHISU  is the flagship data and information system project of the USAID Bureau for Global Health, Office of Health Systems. The project works to strengthen host country capacity and leadership to manage and use high quality health information systems to improve evidence-based decision-making. CHISU aims to strengthen health information systems, interoperable information architecture and […]

Meet Dr. Clarisse Mutimukeye, Recipient of the 2022 Marc Mitchell Award for Leadership and Innovation

Dr Clarisse Mutimukeye is a medical doctor and the co-founder of Urungano Initiative in Rwanda. She was awarded the Marc Mitchell Leadership and Innovation Award at the 2022 Global Digital Health Forum. We interviewed her to learn more about her work. Tell us about Urungano Initiative I founded my organization, Urungano Initiative in Rwanda when […]

PEPFAR Digital Health Inventory: Building and Monitoring the Path to Sustainability- Presentation Slides and Recording

The September monthly meeting focused on PEPFAR Digital Health Inventory: Building and Monitoring the Path to Sustainability. Description Building on the work of WHO’s Digital Health Atlas and USAID’s Map & Match activities, PEPFAR has engaged in iteratively developing a Digital Health Inventory (DHI) to support alignment, functionality, scalability, and sustainability of digital health investments […]

Slides and Recording of November Monthly Meeting

Topic: Bridging the distance: Pivoting from in-person to virtual trainings for frontline health workers Date: 18 November 2021 @ 10:30am EDT / 4:30pm SAST / 7:30pm GMT+5 Details: Often, virtual trainings at the last mile are assumed to be a seamless solution when in-person trainings are not possible. The international development sector has steadily transitioned […]

Slides and Recording of October Monthly Meeting

Topic: AI and CyberSecurity in HealthCare Date: October 25, 2021 @ 10:00am EST Description: At the upcoming GDHN Forum 2021, there is a focus on investing in people who defend our health. The healthcare worker shortage has been exacerbated under the strain of COVID-19. AI and Cybersecurity tools play an important role in protecting, securing data, […]

Slides and Recording of September Monthly Meeting

GDHN Monthly Meeting: Digitising clinical guidelines – What have we learned from existing CDSS in the management of childhood illness in low and middle-income countries (LMICs)? September 16, 2021 – 10 am EDT with simultaneous French Interpretation Description: Four humanitarian and research organisations have developed such CDSS in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), with evidence to […]

Slides and Recording of August Monthly Meeting

GDHN Monthly Meeting: Innovate, Iterate, and Accelerate: Co-Designing Digital Health Solutions with Youth in Latin America August 26, 2021 – 11 am EDT with simultaneous Spanish Interpretation Description: In this panel discussion, attendees heard from three NGOs working at the intersection of youth engagement, human-centered design, and public health across Latin America. The YTH Initiative […]

August Global Digital Health Network Meeting: Innovate, Iterate, and Accelerate: Co-Designing Digital Health Solutions with Youth in Latin America (en Ingles y Español)

This meeting will be in both English and Spanish. Register here. La reunión será en inglés y español. Registrar aquí. Date: Thursday, August 26, 2021 Time: 11:00 EST/14:00 GMT Digital products, services, and interventions for youth are often designed by people and industries that do not reflect the population they are intended to serve. Although this […]

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 […]

SLIDES AND RECORDING: October 2020 Monthly Meeting

On October 28th, the Global Digital Health Network convened virtually for the Network’s monthly meeting hosted by DAI. The discussion focused on Cybersecurity for Development (Cyber4Dev). Recent cybersecurity incidents targeting Ukraine, Nigeria, WHO, and other LMICs point to the immediate need to address the issue, particularly as the rollout of 5G and IoT approaches and […]