Events

Special Event Showcases the iHRIS Software for Strengthening the Health Workforce
On May 6, Capacity Plus hosted its third knowledge-sharing and dissemination event, Better Data, Stronger Health Workforce: The Open Source iHRIS Approach . Held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, the event showcased iHRIS , the leading open source software for tracking and managing data on the health workforce. Through a combination of presentations by USAID and Capacity Plus , interactive roundtable discussions,...
Event: Better Data, Stronger Health Workforce: The Open Source iHRIS Approach
To ensure that the right health workers are in the right places with the right skills to deliver high-quality family planning, HIV/AIDS, and other essential health services, countries require current, accurate data on human resources for health. Join Capacity Plus and USAID for a knowledge-sharing and dissemination event on iHRIS —the leading open source software for national health workforce information systems. Participants will...
Innovative Approach Helps Countries Strengthen Their Health Workforce
Note: This is a reblog of a post originally published on the Capacity Plus blog. To improve the population’s access to high-quality health care, countries require current, accurate data on their health workforce. Togo is one of 19 countries using iHRIS , the leading open source software for national health workforce information systems. “iHRIS is used in Togo in order to identify health workers across the country,” says...
Event: Innovations in HRH Systems for Health Panel
iHRIS Team Leader Dykki Settle will be presenting today as part of the "Innovations in HRH Systems for Health Panel" at the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health in Recife, Brazil. The Global Forum is sponsored by the Global Health Workforce Alliance under the patronage of the Government of Brazil, the World Health Organization, and the Pan American Health Organization. The theme for 2013 is “Rising to the grand challenge of human...
Event: Practical Health Workforce Informatics in Low-Resource Settings
September 25, 2013, 4:00 p.m. EDT Practical Health Workforce Informatics in Low-Resource Settings Durham, NC iHRIS developer Carl Leitner will discuss various components of routine health workforce information systems employed in low-resource settings, as well as architectural models and standards that allow these systems to interoperate within the larger health information system. He will present the health information system being deployed in...
Report from iHRIS Academy 2013
It was a great opportunity to attend the first iHRIS Academy 2013. I was one of the representatives from Botswana; other African countries that attended the academy were Namibia, Malawi, Rwanda, Nigeria, Liberia, and Tanzania. The aim of the training was to bring together the iHRIS implementers, system administrators, and other stakeholders that have iHRIS systems running in their countries to equip them with the relevant skills of developing,...
Event: Webinar About iHRIS Open Source Health Information Systems
Want to learn more about our open source health information software, iHRIS? On Tuesday, September 10, from 11:30a.m.-12:45p.m. EDT, Team Lead Dykki Settle will be speaking at a webinar in a series sponsored by the NonProfits Organization Knowledge Initiative (NPOKI), "Connecting the Information Dots." Dykki Settle will present the open source iHRIS software for capturing, maintaining, and reporting health workforce information. The webinar is...
iHRIS Academy 2013: Feedback from a Participant
Training expectations The iHRIS Academy 2013 was meant for iHRIS implementers and system administrators who are implementing an iHRIS instance. The idea of meeting with the actual iHRIS development experts, as well as connecting with other Google Group users and iHRIS implementers and users from different countries, was very attractive. As an implementer, my expectations varied from learning the development tools, management, and usage of iHRIS...
iHRIS Academy 2013 Report
iHRIS Academy 2013, Training on iHRIS Administrator Course and Linux Commands, was held from 12 August to 16 August at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Participants were from 7 African countries, namely Botswana, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Each country was represented by a number of people ranging from 2 to 5 participants. Photo: Montwedi Bushy Makgetla (Botswana) and Dykki Settle (IntraHealth...
iHRIS Academy: The Challenges, Experience, and Future
The first international iHRIS Academy was organized by Dr. Juma Lungo and hosted by the University of Dar es Salaam. The workshop was intended for iHRIS implementers and system administrators from the different African countries. iHRIS implementers, system administrators, human resource managers, and IT developers from seven African countries were in attendance during the Academy. These countries were Botswana, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria...

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