The Tanzania dLab is hosting a data use workshop

Submitted by admin on Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:33

The 3-day workshop will explore using health sector data captured in the District Health Information System DHIS2 and other health information systems to solve real-world problems.

This unique gathering will bring together a mix of those who are new in using data from these health information systems as well as experienced data users, to explore specific use cases where data can be better understood and visualized, aiding decisions and policy at various levels of the health system. The workshop will feature interactive sessions on Storytelling and data visualization, interoperability of health information systems and shared data sets, use cases for HIV/AIDS and exploring available data, and other topics essential in cultivating a culture of data use.

Specific learning objectives for the workshop include:

  • Improving the capacity of participants to meaningfully harness data and apply learnings in the context of improving health outcomes

  • Use existing data to show how decision making can be strengthened

  • Exploring how data from DHIS2 can inform decisions to improve health outcomes

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University of Dar es Salaam campus