DHIS2 - the Game

Tue, March 17 2020, 9:00 AM - Wed, March 18 2020, 5:00 PM [EST]

1825, Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, 20009, United States


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Tue, March 17 2020, 9:00 AM - Wed, March 18 2020, 5:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

Have you ever wondered what it takes to configure a DHIS2 instance? Do you want to get to the top of the latest and greatest DHIS2 functionalities and improve your ability to create meaningful data analytics?

If you answered yes, then this you won’t want to miss this 2-day DHIS2 training course. Using gamification, you will have the chance to configure a DHIS2 instance and hands-on exercises will provide a deeper understanding of the comprehensive and powerful capabilities for data analytics and visualization that DHIS2 offers.


Day 1: A-Z of DHIS2 configuration

Today, DHIS2 is the world’s largest health management information system platform. 2.4 billion people live in the 68 countries where DHIS2 is used, and with the inclusion of NGO-based programs, DHIS2 is in use in more than 100 countries.

The DHIS2 platform boasts data warehousing, visualization features, and the possibility for data users and policymakers to generate analyses from live data in real-time. From the beginning, priority has been on embracing new technology while also ensuring a robust solution that will work in resource-constrained settings.

In this session, you will learn what it takes to implement DHIS2 and the major hurdles to overcome for successful implementation. Using gamification, you will configure a DHIS2 instance that fits a specific use case (e.g. M&E, Education, Surveillance, Project Management)

Day 2: DHIS2 Data Analytics and Visualization

DHIS2 offers comprehensive and powerful capabilities for data analytics and visualization. This session will focus on understanding these capabilities and how to use them for data-driven decision making, monitoring of data quality, identifying gaps in information and issues in data quality, spotting outliers, viewing trends, and using visualizations to tell a story about data held within DHIS2.

DHIS2 has been greatly improved over the last releases with new apps for data visualization, maps, and dashboards, and participants will get extensive opportunities to try out these applications during practical training sessions. These apps offer a completely new look-and-feel and a vast range of new features.

This course offers a mix of facilitator presentations and hands-on exercises. It will be taught by highly experienced DHIS2 experts who will be able to answer any question you may have.



Basic familiarity with DHIS2 is desirable but not essential


Target audience

This course is aimed at any user wanting to learn more about DHIS2 configuration and gain experience viewing data in DHIS2 for programmatic decision making, reporting, and analysis. Target audience groups include, but are not limited to, program managers, M&E staff, and donors.



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Lars Helge Øverland
Dr. Adebusoye Anifalaje
Chase Freeman

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BAO Systems is a full-spectrum data company that provides secure hosting, implementation services, capacity building, analytics solutions, and interoperability tools for health and development. We seek to empower our partners with scalable and sustainable solutions, providing data-driven insights that can lead to improved livelihoods, stronger health systems, and equitable human development. We approach persistent challenges in global health and development with a focus on standards, scalability, and sustainability — all while keeping the end-user in mind. Our approach is holistic: we provide end-to-end data system services, from concept design to implementation to maintenance and support. We strive to make data available, accessible, and digestible, so it can be used for dynamic decision making to drive impact. BAO Systems support partners in over 70 countries around the world, ranging from small, focused projects to large scale multi-country projects. BAO’s partners include governments, donors, multilateral aid and development organizations, academic and research organizations, commercial entities, and faith-based organizations.

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