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Geospatial Analysis: Innovation in GIS for Better Decision Making
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Using Data to Support the Most Vulnerable: An OVC Information Needs Framework
The webinar presented and discussed the OVC Information Needs Framework.
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Weekly Malaria Monitoring Helps Mali Track Potential Outbreaks on a Web-based Database
The USAID mission in Mali requested MEASURE Evaluation to support the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) to expand its malaria data reporting system to some of the health facilities in the region and to ensure timely and accurate malaria case reporting as a way to identify and head off any outbreak. MEASURE Evaluation responded by setting up a Malaria Epidemic Surveillance System (MESS) for early detection of malaria outbreaks.
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Learning, to Prevent the Next Outbreak
Guinea was ground zero for the 2014 outbreak of Ebola virus, and health experts were concerned that other critical health issues such as routine care for maternal and child health, might suffer because of clinic closures or fears of contracting the virus. MEASURE Evaluation conducted a rapid assessment to understand better the effects of Ebola and published a journal article on the results.
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Privacy, Security, and Confidentiality of EHRs
Use of electronic health records (EHRs) can improve quality of care, reduce costs, enhance patient mobility, improve reliability, and enable evidence-based medicine. However, to realize these benefits, privacy, security, and confidentiality of EHRs must be ensured.
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Gender Data Sheds Light on Vulnerable Populations in Zambia
When policymakers get access to gender-related data to inform national health strategies, as well as program development and implementation, health outcomes for vulnerable populations improve.
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Transforming Rural Health Workers' Jobs through Digitization
Effective use of digital information and communication technologies is poised now to change the way rural health workers work and to offer them an increased level of efficiency. In Bangladesh, a pilot program has begun transforming the rural health workers’ jobs and the accuracy of the data they gather.
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Health through Measurement: Countries Learn How by Listening to Each Other
The Health Data Collaborative comes to Dhaka, Bangladesh. Read about the meeting.
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Getting from ‘Wow’ to Sustainability
It’s an exciting prospect that disparate technologies could transform health information. But governments should know that there still will be specific questions they should ask before adopting any of them.
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Improving Data Use to Combat Malaria in the DRC
National- and provincial-level staff from the National Malaria Control Program, Health Management Information System Division, and other malaria organizations and implementing partners are in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to participate in data collection for a MEASURE Evaluation data use assessment.
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