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  • Assessing the Effectiveness of a Web-Based Vaccine Information Management System on Immunization-Related Data Functions: An Implementation Research Study in Tanzania
    July, 2018 - The Immunization and Vaccine Development (IVD) Program of Tanzania's Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children (MOHCDGEC) has focused significant system strengthening efforts on information and data management to improve the immunization program's performance. In partnership with JSI and other organizations, the IVD piloted a new vaccine information ...
  • Building Healthy Cities Indore Data Use and Access Assessment
    December, 2018 - The USAID-funded Building Healthy Cities (BHC) project aims to increase the understanding of the best routes for improving the social determinants of health in urban contexts. In its first year, BHC conducted several exploratory data collection activities in two "Smart Cities" to inform the project's approach. The resulting data is ...
  • Building a Web-Based Decision Support System
    July, 2018 - As countries strengthen their data infrastructures, global health professionals increasingly need data from multiple sources for monitoring programs and for preventing and controlling the spread of epidemics. To accomplish this, countries are developing health information exchange protocols -- also called interoperability layers or health information mediators -- and establishing data ...
  • From Disarray to Quality Data: Data quality assessments key to improving data quality in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province
    September, 2016 - This brief highlights how data quality assessments were key to improving data quality in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province. It tells the story of how both the quality and culture changed to improve data collected. JSI, Mozambique-Strategic Information project. 2016. Download (PDF, 1.23 MB) ...
  • How To Use the Card and Tickler File System for Defaulter Tracking (DRC Job Aid)
    October, 2018 - This guide is a component of the Home-based Records Guide for Frontline Health Workers. This 4-pager provides instructions for the child health card for the DR Congo, which is printed with a detachable piece (to be kept at the health facility). The card includes documentation of the primary interventions (vaccination, ...
  • Improving the generation, quality, and use of data for routine immunization systems through the use of process indicators and other strategies
    2018 - This poster looks at process indicators for routine immunization and the importance of routine immunization data quality. It explores which process indicators are appropriate for providing real-time system data to demonstrate strengthening of routine immunization (RI) on a pathway to uniformly high immunization coverage that is sustainable over time. Process ...
  • JSI Applied Technology Center overview
    2018 - This slide doc provides an overview of JSI's Applied Technology Center, including information on our approaches to developing health information systems, data services, mobile solutions, and technology for logistics. It also highlights JSI's work channeling content and developing enabling components � building blocks � to lay the foundation for successful ...
  • JSI in Tanzania
    September, 2018 - For nearly four decades, JSI has worked with the Government of Tanzania and other partners to accelerate progress on the government's health and development priorities. Together, we've trained and deployed health workers, improved data collection and use, introduced new vaccines, and expanded services to vulnerable populations. This brochure highlights how ...
  • Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) Training Kit: Facilitator's Manual
    October, 2018 - One of the mandates of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported MEASURE Evaluation is to strengthen the collection, analysis, and use of routine health information system (RHIS) data for the delivery of high-quality health services. The Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) Framework and suite of tools ...
  • Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) Training Kit: Participant's Manual
    October, 2018 - One of the mandates of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported MEASURE Evaluation is to strengthen the collection, analysis, and use of routine health information system (RHIS) data for the delivery of high-quality health services. We developed the Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) Framework and suite ...
  • Promoting Good Data Through a Data Competition in Mali
    October, 2018 - The quality of health data is fundamental to a health information system (HIS). In 2013, the HIS in Mali was assessed using the Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) tool and it was determined that Mali should deploy an integrated platform to improve the HIS. In August 2015, the ...
  • Promoting Good Data Through a Data Competition in Mali
    October, 2018 - The quality of health data is fundamental to a health information system (HIS). In 2013, the HIS in Mali was assessed using the Performance of Routine Information System Management (PRISM) tool and it was determined that Mali should deploy an integrated platform to improve the HIS. A plan to strengthen ...
  • Strengthening Health Information Systems in Madagascar
    2017 - Madagascar�s health information system (HIS) has faced challenges resulting from multiple vertical reporting systems and disease-surveillance systems that correspond to program-specific needs. In working toward a more unified HIS, Madagascar�s Ministry of Health (MOH) has been collaborating with partners, such as the Directorate for Malaria Control, to integrate reporting systems, ...
  • Strengthening Health Information Systems in Mali
    2017 - Madagascar�s health information system (HIS) has faced challenges resulting from multiple vertical reporting systems and disease-surveillance systems that correspond to program-specific needs. In working toward a more unified HIS, Madagascar�s Ministry of Health (MOH) has been collaborating with partners, such as the Directorate for Malaria Control, to integrate reporting systems, ...
  • Zambia Electronic Logistics Management Information System Evaluation Report
    September, 2018 - This evaluation of the electronic Logistics Management Information System (eLMIS) of Zambia used a formative evaluation method using a mix of quantitative data collected in all 97 health facilities visited and qualitative data collected in selected health facilities, district health offices, and the central medical stores. The evaluation serves as ...