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Ethiopia Data Use Partnership End of Project Report, November, 2016 – February, 2023

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The Data Use Partnership (DUP) project, a project co-created by MOH in collaboration with JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) and with funding mainly from BMGF and a supplemental grant from DDCF, was implemented in Ethiopia between November 2016 and February 2022. The MOH institutionalized the project in support of its Information Revolution (IR) agenda, and aiming to improve the collection and use of high-quality routine information while cultivating a data use culture in Ethiopia’s health sector. These efforts were meant to ultimately lead to better quality, efficiency, and availability of primary health and nutrition services at all levels of the health system. DUP’s project activities followed the IR’s framework that included transformation of an information use culture, digitization of priority HIS, and the HIS governance coupled with enhancing implementation research, knowledge management, and communication. The DUP project implementation philosophy stresses country leadership, ownership, and strong coordination among diverse stakeholders. This end of project report covers major achievements and contribution of DUP throughout the project implementation period. The achievements included in this report were fulfilled in partnership with multiple stakeholders under the auspice and leadership of MOH and RHBs.

Project Goal, Principles and Focus areas

  • Goal: To improve the use of high-quality routine information in the health sector, contributing to improved quality, efficiency, and availability of primary health and nutrition services at all levels.
  • Principles: Inclusive and collaborative engagement; promotion of country ownership and accountability; deliberate investment; innovative and strategic change.
  • Focus Areas: Information use culture; digitization of priority HIS; HIS governance; evidence generation and dissemination.

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