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Characterisation of the Health Information Systems in Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire and Mozambique

Nigeria (Full Report)

Côte d’Ivoire (Full Report)

Mozambique (Full Report)

The PHISICC project assesses the status of Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) in three African countries in order to understand how data are produced, stored and transmitted and what is the human experience around data and decision making.

The Tally – Issue #1 – Aug-Oct 2017

The Tally – Issue #1 – Aug-Oct 2017

The first issue (Aug-Oct 2017) of PHISICC’s quarterly newsletter – ‘The Tally’.

This issue covers: The Global Evidence Summit; YAAY – Design Partner; Characterisations of health information systems – Nigeria, Mozambique and Côte d’Ivoire.

PHISICC – Redesigning health information systems to improve health outcomes

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 Guidance for evidence-informed policies about health systems: rationale for and challenges of guidance development

In the first paper in a three-part series on health systems guidance, Xavier Bosch-Capblanch and colleagues examine how guidance is currently formulated in low- and middle-income countries, and the challenges to developing such guidance.

 Gender Determinants of Vaccination Status in Children: Evidence from a Meta-Ethnographic Systematic Review

Using meta-ethnographic methods, we conducted a systematic review of qualitative research to understand gender-related reasons at individual, family, community and health facility levels why millions of children in low and middle income countries are still not reached by routine vaccination programmes…

 Analysis of GAVI health systems strengthening support

Do existing research summaries on health systems match immunisation managers’ needs in middle- and low-income countries?

 Mapping how information about childhood vaccination is communicated in two regions of Cameroon: What is done and where are the gaps?

The ‘Communicate to vaccinate’ (COMMVAC) project builds research evidence for improving communication with parents and communities about childhood vaccinations in low- and middle-income countries. Understanding and mapping the range of vaccination communication strategies used in different settings is an important component of this work…

 Mapping how information about childhood vaccination is communicated in two regions of Cameroon: What is done and where are the gaps?

The ‘Communicate to vaccinate’ (COMMVAC) project builds research evidence for improving communication with parents and communities about childhood vaccinations in low- and middle-income countries. Understanding and mapping the range of vaccination communication strategies used in different settings is an important component of this work…

 Harmonisation of variables names prior to conducting statistical analyses with multiple datasets: an automated approach.

Data requirements by governments, donors and the international community to measure health and development achievements have increased in the last decade. Datasets produced in surveys conducted in several countries and years are often combined to analyse time trends and geographical patterns of demographic and health related indicators…

 Advancing the field of health systems research synthesis.

Those planning, managing and working in health systems worldwide routinely need to make decisions regarding strategies to improve health care and promote equity. Systematic reviews of different kinds can be of great help to these decision-makers, providing actionable evidence at every step in the decision-making process…

 Accuracy and quality of immunization information systems in forty-one low income countries

To measure the accuracy and quality of immunization information systems in a range of low-income countries eligible to receive GAVI support…