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Monday, June 17 • 13:00 - 16:00
DHIS2 for Nutrition

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This 3h session will bring together different DHIS2 use cases around nutrition from country, regional and global level.  

Outline of this session:

Global work on a UNICEF/WHO DHIS2 configuration package for Nutrition data, to form part of the series of DHIS2 “modules” coming from WHO (1). (Chika Hayashi, UNICEF HQ and Shurajit Dutta, UiO)

Making every weighed child count – Landscape analysis of routine nutrition data in HMIS in Eastern and Southern Africa (Norah Stoops, Unicef ESARO)

Botswana MoH Nutrition Information System (Yvonne Chinyanga, MoH Botswana and Prosper Behumbiize, HISP Uganda)

Use of DHIS2 for Multi-sector Collaboration: Multi-sector Action Plan for Nutrition in Sri Lanka (Pamod Amarakoon, HISP Sri Lanka)

The SUN PMT – Using DHIS2 to advance multisectoral nutrition efforts (Sarah Cruz and Farah Sbytte, UN Network for Scaling Up Nutrition, WFP)

Cross-cutting discussion, possible synergies and future collaborations, input to DHIS2 roadmap and capacity building program

(1) https://www.who.int/healthinfo/tools_data_analysis_routine_facility/en/ 



Ola Hodne Titlestad

DHIS2 implementation coordinator, University of Oslo
Ola has been a key person in the DHIS2 management team since the beginning in 2004 and is currently coordinating implementation support and capacity building programs for DHIS2 at UiO. Ola is also on the HISP UiO management team and managing projects with core partners like PEPFAR... Read More →


Farah Sbytte

Nutrition Mapping Analyst, UN Network for Scaling Up Nutrition
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Norah Stoops

Nutrition HMIS Expert, UNICEF
Passionate about routine health information systems in low resource settings. Eager to make the data from DHIS talk to managers. I also beat the drum for uniform standardised naming conventions by WHO/DHIS that are logical and consistent
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Shurajit Dutta

Academy Coordinator/Implementation Adviser, University of Oslo
Background in Public Health and Health Informatics.Support various academies and creating standard learning materials and meta-data packages.
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Sarah Cruz

Mapping Expert, UN Network for Scaling Up Nutrition
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Prosper Behumbiize

DHIS2 Implementation Advisor, HISP Uganda
Prosper Behumbiize is a Public Health Information Systems Specialist with the Global Health Information Systems Programs (HISP) coordinated by University of Oslo, Department of Informatics. He is an expert in planning and implementation Health Information Systems in Developing Countries... Read More →
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Pamod Amarakoon

HIS Consultant, HISP Sri Lanka
Health Informatician with a background of Medical, Public Health and Informatics. Engaged in DHIS2 implementations in Sri Lanka and the region.

Monday June 17, 2019 13:00 - 16:00
Pascal Ole-Johan Dahls hus - Room Pascal (2452)

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