DHIS2 Analytics Tools Academy, Level 1

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University of Oslo and HISP Sri Lanka are pleased to announce the “DHIS2 Analytics Tools Academy, Level 1” to be held from 24th August to 5th September 2020.

Launching date: Monday 24 August, 2020

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About DHIS2 Analytics Tools Academy, Level 1

Data has to tell a story, and the visualization techniques employed will dictate the quality of the narrative. In information management systems, data is consumed for decision making through clear and concise dashboards (collections of different data visualizations, charts, maps, and pivot tables). Choosing the most appropriate visualization technique or dashboard to convey a certain message or target a specific audience is key for program success.

This training in Health Management and DHIS2 Analytics is an exciting combination of principles learning, key concepts of Information Use, Monitoring and Evaluation in the context of public health and the tools in DHIS2 to support these. Through lectures, hands-on exercises and discussion with peers, participants will be well equipped to enhance the use of DHIS2 in their daily work.

The purpose of this Academy is to:

- Promote the use of information systems as a tool for decentralized program management;
- Provide participants with a thorough understanding of data use (mining and visualization) mechanisms in DHIS2;
- Impart data-use best practices and to provide you with real experiences using data to make decisions;
- Provide participants with a thorough understanding of data quality monitoring tools and mechanisms;
- Define core system structures that need to be in place for any information system.

*Prerequisite: A completion certificate awarded during a previous DHIS 2 Academy or having completed the Online Course on DHIS2 Fundamentals.

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Pre-requisite: A completion certificate awarded during a previous DHIS2 Academy or having completed the Online Course on DHIS2 Fundamentals.

Format: The Digital Academy will be conducted by our DHIS2 experts. Content remains the same, only the method of delivery differs!

Important dates:

Monday 24 August : Onboarding day
This onboarding day will give you the opportunity to get introduced to the digital Academy format, to virtually meet with your peers, to familiarize with the tools to be used during the training, to test your own equipment and to meet with the facilitators' team from HISP Sri Lanka. All the confirmed participants are required to attend the onboarding day.

All the confirmed participants are required to attend the onboarding day.

Tuesday 25 August: Launching of the digital DHIS2 Academy
Approx. 40 hours in total: approx. 3 hours per day spread over 10 days, from the launching day. This might be subject to change. The detailed schedule will be published very soon.

Participation agreement
Due to the overall capacity of the event, we might have quotas in term of number of participants per country. Your registration will be evaluated by the organizers considering your qualifications and your involvement into the DHIS2 implementation in your country/organization.

Once your registration approved, you will receive a e-mail with an agreement letter.

Advantages of the digital Academy

  • Free of charge
  • Same curriculum than the onsite Academies
  • Team of DHIS2 experts conducting the Academy
  • Being trained in safety, from your home or office during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Get an official DHIS2 certificate*
* Certificate earned by attending all the sessions, participating in all activities and completing the assignments within deadlines.



Learning Objectives*

Through presentations, examples, and exercises with real data, you will be equipped with an understanding of the various data visualization techniques, analysis concepts, data quality measures, and dashboard creation in DHIS 2.

*These Learning Objectives might be subject to change.

Facilitators

DHIS2 Academy is a great way of sharing experiences from the implementations from the countries in the region. DHIS2 Analytics Tools Academy, Level 1, Sri Lanka will provide you an opportunity for networking with global DHIS2 experts in addition to participants from the region. Academy trainers are highly recognised experts within global HISP community with vast knowledge and expertise on DHIS2 and public health domain.
Regional trainers from HISP Sri Lanka, HISP India, HISP Bangladesh and HISP Vietnam will participate as facilitators.

Pamod Amarakoon

HISP Sri Lanka
DHIS2 implementer and a trainer with expertise in medical, public health and ICT domains. He is involved with several DHIS2 related projects locally and internationally. Served as a DHIS2 trainer in several international academies.

Pramil Liyanage

HISP Sri Lanka
DHIS2 implementer and a trainer with expertise in medical, public health and ICT domains.

Priyanga Senanayake

HISP Sri Lanka
DHIS2 implementer and a trainer with expertise in medical, public health and ICT domains.

Achala Jayatilleke

HISP Sri Lanka
DHIS2 implementer and a trainer with expertise in medical, public health and ICT domains.

Roshan Hewapathirana

HISP Sri Lanka
DHIS2 Implementation adviser of HISP Srilanka having medical and ICT related education and experience in public health informatics using DHIS2. He has experience on public health data management, DHIS2 design and customization in country aspects and also having close collaboration to DHIS2 communities around the region as well as internationally.

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We have waived the registration fees. Therefore, the Academy is free of charge.

Contact Us

Should you have additional questions about the Digital DHIS2 Academy, Level 1: Analytics Tools - Asia Region, please contact the DHIS2 Academy team at asia2020@dhis2.org

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Terms and Conditions


These Terms & Conditions apply to every person registering as a participant to a DHIS2 Academy.

Academy Registration

Only fully completed registration forms will be considered. After reviewing each registration, the Academy Organisers will send a confirmation/information email. This email will include all the details related to the payment of the registration fees.

Participation is not guaranteed until full payment of the registration fees is received.

Each Academy has a ceiling. If the maximum capacity is reached, the Academy Organisers reserve the right to refuse additional registrations and to close the registration form.

Cancellation of the Academy

In the event that the Academy cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the Academy organisers, the Academy organisers cannot be held liable by participants for any damages and other expenses incurred by the participants.

All expenses in relation to the Academy, the registration and the attendance are the sole responsibility of the participants.

Cancellation of the Academy

In the event that the Academy cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the Academy organisers, the Academy organisers cannot be held liable by participants for any damages, costs such as transportation, accommodation, and other expenses incurred by the participants.

All expenses in relation to the Academy, the registration and the attendance are the sole responsibility of the participants.

Data Protection

The Academy Organisers will collect and store datas for the preparation and execution of the Academy.

HISP-UiO performs monthly e-mailings (which include photographs/videos) and/or communications on social media regarding the DHIS2 Academy. If you do not wish to appear in the marketing visuals, please send an email to aliceal@ifi.uio.no.

Email contact details of participants will not be passed on to third parties. Participants may unsubscribe from these mailing campaigns at any time.

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