Purpose of Design and Customization Academy Level 1
The Design and customization specialization Academy will teach you the basics of DHIS2 system
configuration. This course focuses on key design concepts in DHIS2 and covers best practices in setting up
and maintaining a high quality instance.
The course is specialized in taking participants through step by step in contriving and setting up of DHIS2 required metadata used for further system configurations with exclusion of event and case-based data which are to be covered in other DHIS2 academies.
The Academy is organized with four main purposes:
- Introduction to DHIS2 Basic Design Principles.
- DHIS2 Designing with Analysis thinking.
- System Settings and Access Control.
- Basic Configuration of DHIS2 Analytic.
- Introduction to DHIS2 design and customization principles.
- Learning on creating, administering and maintaining DHIS2 metadata.
- Understanding good practices for implementing tidy and scalable DHIS2 databases.
- Understanding detailed system settings and user management.
- Learning on DHIS2 data analytics app and configuration.
- Learning on how to handle and use bulk metadata across systems.
- Experience sharing among different implementers.
*These Learning Objectives might be subject to change.Add to Calendar
A practical training program will make sure the facilitators and participants can work together on learning the principles and skills to review the adoption of immunization standards and features locally. With an emphasis on experience and solution sharing among countries and to promote networking and collaboration among DHIS2 implementers in the region, this academy will include several global and regional DHIS2 experts where you will be able to discuss your requirements and implementations during the academy.
Prosper BehumbiizeHISP Uganda
Wilfred SenyoniHISP Tanzania
Eric MunyambabaziEric Munyambabazi
Andrew MuhireHISP Rwanda
The Academy fees are USD 750 and include:
- Training materials
- Lunch breaks
- Two coffee breaks per day
Please complete the registration form below to register for the academy.
Travel and Visa
Airport and airlines
The largest airport in Tanzania is Julius Nyerere International Airport and is the single air gate to the international community. The main airlines operating in Tanzania are Air Excel, Air Tanzania, Coastal Aviation, Fastjet, Precision Air, Regional Air services, Safari plus and Zanair. A lot of international airlines fly to Julius Nyerere international airport from various destinations in the globe.
Immigration and visa info.
Travelling to Tanzania requires Visa from Tanzanian Diplomatic Missions of your Country of residence or where there’s not a traveler sent a request for an entry facility on line, which will be used to obtain a visa on any official point of entry in Tanzania. Single entry tourist visa costs $50. Participants from EAC and SADC countries will not require Visa to enter Tanzania.
Airport Taxis (you can ask from airport officials for directions) are available at the airport to various Hotel destinations in Dar es salaam Town at an average fare of about $40.
Colosseum Hotel: Located at Oysterbay approximately 17.2 km from Julius International Airport. Colosseum is a 4 star hotel with simple well organized and comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks, tea and coffeemaking equipment as well as room service. It also incoorporate other amenities including an outdoor pool with a terrace, sunloungers and thatched-roof sunshades. There's also a gym, a Balinese-style spa and a hair salon.
We are happy to confirm that an exclusive discount rate of USD, 90 per night including; free WiFi, bed and
breakfast, swimming, gym and water in the room. Please use the following contact details for your booking;
Name: Halima Msangi
Contact: +255 222 666 655
The event organisers will issue support letters, if required, only to those delegates who have registered for the academy.
It is a requirement to have been vaccinated against yellow fever 21 days upon arrival
into the country, this will be verified at the airport with yellow fever vaccination card. Health care in
Tanzania is available depending on one's income and accessibility. People in urban areas
have better access to private and public medical facilities.
Insurance has only in recent years been introduced whereas pension schemes have been around longer but the limitations of either are vast and not attending to the needs of majority of Tanzanians. Health Facility nearby is Rabininsia Memorial Hospital, which has IAA Insurance scheme and many other local and international recognized medical insurance.
Banking and ATM
Tanzania has many bank service operators and most of them accept international cards and provide Money transfer services. The preferred banks are Access Bank, Akiba Commercial Bank, Bank of Africa, Bank of India, Barclays, Bank ABC, Bank M, Ecobank, KCB Bank, Equity Bank, Citi Bank, CRDB Bank, Commercial Bank of Africa, Diamond Trust Bank, Exim Bank, International Commercial Bank, International Microfinance Bank, National Bank of Commerce, Nic Bank Tanzania, Peoples Bank of Zanzibar, Stanbic Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, United Bank of Africa and you can find them in Dar es salaam. With your VISA card you can withdraw money on ATM machines or get bank services from a bank officer with MasterCard or VISA card.
Leisure and Attractions
There are plenty of white sand beaches to visit, most of them are open to the public. At
a fee you can also visit the Bongoyo or Mbudya Islands, motor boat ride would take about 30 minutes to the
islands. Find more attractions here
The nightlife is also in Dar es Salaam is very active with upscale places to hang out in Oyster Bay, Masaki such as Next Door, Samaki Samaki, George and Dragons etc. On a low scale, one can go to Posta area and Coco Beach.
GMT + 03:00
Swahili and English
Type G British BS-1363 Type D Indian BS-546 5amp 220-240 Volts AC.
Should you have additional questions about the DHIS2 Academy in Tanzania, please contact the DHIS2 Academy team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Terms and Conditions
These Terms & Conditions apply to every person registering as a participant to a DHIS2 Academy.
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.
Methods of Payment
Payments should be made in advance, before the Academy starts, by bank transfer or PayPal. Participants who
made a late payment (from 3 days before the Academy starts) are invited to bring a copy of their payment
slip to the registration desk the first day of the Academy.
All bank fees and money transfer costs must be covered by the transmitter. Any negative balance will be collected on site. Kindly indicate the Academy name and the participant’s full name as a reference on all bank transfers.
The Academy Organisers cannot guarantee that Academy collaterals will be available for late registrations. All materials will be distributed on-site.
Notice of cancellation (sickness, lack of funding or any other personal reasons) must be made in writing by
email to the Academy Organisers. The date of the email will be the basis for considering refunds. Please
indicate your bank details on your written cancellation. Refunds will be made after the conference.
Registration fees may be refunded as follows (depending on the Organisers' contracts with their vendors):
- Up to 4 weeks before the Academy: 100% refund
- From 4 weeks to 7 days before the Academy: 50% refund
- From 6 days to the Academy: no refund
The Academy Organisers reserve the right to reimburse the participant after deducting costs already incurred for the bank transfers.
No refunds will be granted for unforseen events or early termination of attendance, or any other incidents during the Academy, which are beyond the control of the Academy Organisers.
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.
Under these circumstances, the Academy Organisers reserve the right to reimburse the participant after deducting costs already incurred for the bank transfers.
The registration fee does not include insurance. The Academy Organisers do NOT provide any form of
insurance and do not take any responsibility for accidents or illnesses that might occur during the DHIS2
Academy and in the course of travel to or from the Academy place. Therefore, each participant is solely
responsible for his/her safety, security and health.
Moreover, participants shall be aware of their health insurance policy and take appropriate measures to ensure their coverage for any hazards which might occur when attending the DHIS2 Academy.
Modification of the Programme and Venue Change
The Academy Organisers reserve the right to amend the Academy programme, including making changes to the
speakers/facilitators appearing and/or subjects covered. No refunds can be granted in case of cancellation
of speakers/facilitators, programme change or any other incidents during the Academy which are beyond the
control of the Organisers.
The Academy Organisers reserve the right to move the Conference to a larger or smaller venue, if the level of participant registrations warrants.
The name badge must be worn at all times during the Academy. Access to the venue will not be granted without the DHIS2 Academy name badge.
Participants requiring an official invitation letter from the Academy Organisers can request one by email. Participants must first register to the Academy.
It is the sole responsibility of the participant to take care of his/her visa requirements. Participant who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure.
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 email@example.com.
Email contact details of participants will not be passed on to third parties. Participants may unsubscribe from these mailing campaigns at any time.
Limitation of Liability
The participant agrees to be responsible for all property he or she brings to the Academy venue.