DHIS2 Tracker Academy, Level 1

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HISP Bangladesh and University of Oslo are pleased to announce the “DHIS2 Tracker Academy Oslo 2019, Level 1” to be held from 6 to 11 July at the Six Seasons Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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About DHIS2 Tracker Academy, Level 1

The DHIS2 Tracker Academy is a specialization course that will introduce you to the basic concepts of designing, collecting, analysing and performing preliminary administration on event and case-based data. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on training, participants will learn how to set up tracking and event-based programs for both web and android, as well as configuring tracker surveys.

The course covers all aspects of DHIS 2 tracker; the feature set in DHIS 2 supporting event and patient (tracked entity) level data. You will be introduced to basic concepts of designing, collecting, analyzing and performing preliminary administration on event and case-based data through a mix of lectures and hands-on exercises.

Course outline

  • Introduce tracker based terminology and data model
  • Event and Tracker program design and configuration
  • Configuration of program rules, program indicators
  • New event and case base features of latest DHIS2
  • Case base program SMS and email configuration
  • Data protection
  • Data Analysis

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Facilitators

DHIS2 Academy is a great way of sharing experiences from the implementations from the countries in the region. DHIS2 experts will not only share the latest features and development, but also the best practices around the globe to help you make your DHIS2 implementation a success. A practical training programme will make sure the facilitators and participants can work together on customised databases to guide you and solve emerging issues. This DHIS2 Tracker Academy 2019 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. They represent regional HiSP nodes,

- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP Bangladesh
- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP India
- DHIS2 Implementers / Trainers from HISP Sri Lanka
- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP Vietnam

ABDUL HANNAN KHAN

Team Leader, HISP Bangladesh
Supporting the Customization implementation of DHIS2 in several countries throughout Asia/Pacific, including CRVS system, HMIS system in Maldives. He is the key person who implemented DHIS2 in Bangladesh, as well as he is a WHO and Global Fund consultant for DHIS2 implementation and other HIS areas. Mr. Hannan has vast experiences in large scale database management, security, DHIS2 server and database including integration with other DHIS2 and external applications.

FATEMA UDDIN

Deputy team leader, HISP Bangladesh
DHIS2 design,customization, Implementation, Database management and regional training experience for long days. Supporting the development of academy material and DHIS2. Ms. Fatema have 11 years experiences in DHIS2 database, HMIS system design with evaluation of DHIS2 from the beginning of DHIS2 (2.0 to 2.x). She has particular experience in Urban HMIS in Bangladesh where there are multiple players involved to provide services including government and non-government stakeholders. (TOGAF 9.1 certified)

NAYEEM AL MIFTHAH

HIS Specialist, HISP Bangladesh
Having both public health and ICT background, Nayeem is experienced in implementation of HIS with MOH, HISP, UNICEF, WHO, UNOPS, MSH, Global Fund in Asia and Africa region. Experienced in diverse requirement analysis for HIS, design DHIS2 (aggregated, event and tracker including MNCH, immunization, different surveillance etc.) and other open source softwares with contextual standards and perform complex analytics. Nayeem is also a visiting faculty of Bangladesh University of Health Sciences.

SHEKH MD. NAZIM UDDIN LINKON

DHIS2 implementer
He is the DHIS2 implementer and a trainer. He is involved with several DHIS2 related projects locally and internationally.

Trainer

HISP INDIA
Experienced trainer from HISP INDIA. Who served as a DHIS2 trainer in international and regional academies.

Trainer

HISP Sri Lanka
Experienced trainer from HISP SRI LANKA. Who having medical and ICT related education and experience in public health informatics using DHIS2. Also, serving as a DHIS2 trainer in international and regional academies.

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Invitation & Selection of the participants

We are inviting 2-3 people from each country to join these two events. DHIS2 experts from global and the region will share the latest features and development, best practices around the globe to help you to make your DHIS2 implementation a success in your country and/or across your organization.

The organisers will evaluate your application and the country quotas to get back to you as soon as possible with payment details.

Registration fees

The registration fee is 700 USD. It includes:

- Academy materials
- Lunch breaks
- Two coffee breaks per day
- One networking dinner

Due to the high number of registration, we will be able to confirm your participation only once your payment received, within 15 days after receipt of your acceptance letter.

Travel and Visa


Airport and Airlines

There are many international flights that have flights to the Hazrat shahjalal international airport of Dhaka Bangladesh.

Airport Transfers/Shuttle

Our suggestion is that you take the hotel shuttle for airport to hotel travel. Uber is available in Dhaka city. You can download the UBER apps from google play-store and install in your mobile. It is easy ride to move here to there. You can book your pick up by sending and email to dhaka2019@dhis2.org. Also, you can get more information from Trip Advisor https://www.tripadvisor.com

Visa

Travelling to Bangladesh requires Visa from Bangladesh Missions of your Country of residence. The nationals of those countries where there is no diplomatic mission of Bangladesh may be granted visa on arrival after examining the genuineness of their visit. For further information, please emailed to academy organiser in dhaka2019@dhis2.org

Invitation Letter:
Participants requiring an official invitation letter from the Academy Organisers can request one by email. Participants must first register to the Academy.

Location

Six Seasons Hotel, Dhaka: Located in the heart of the city - Gulshan-2, Dhaka’s most luxurious 5-star Boutique Hotel. With the airport only 7 km away from our location, and business and diplomatic centers right in the area. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, and other amenities. Room service is available 24/7. There is a rooftop outdoor pool and poolside restaurant available.Relax, unwind and truly enjoy your stay at the quiet, safe, and luxurious hotel in the city. Dhaka is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh. With its colorfoul history and rich cultural traditions, Dhaka is known the world over as the city of mosques and muslin(mousseline). Its fame attracted travellers from far and near throughout the ages.





Accommodation

Participants are encouraged to arrange their accommodation details as soon as possible.

We have an exclusive discount price for your accomodation at the following hotels:

Six Seasons Hotel
Room Type Preferred - Single Deluxe Room
Discounted Rates - USD 100
This rate includes: free wifi, bed, breakfast, GYM, two (02) Bottles of mineral water in the room.
Hotel Contact Person: Humayun Kabir
Address: House: 19, Road: 96, Gulshan 2, Dhaka, Bangladesh;
web: www.sixseasonshotel.com ;
For reservation, please send your e-mail to humayun.kabir@sixseasonshotel.com and Keep CC reservation@sixseasonshotel.com and our academy mail.
Mobile: +8801987009826,
Reference when booking: HISP Bangladesh

Asia Pacific Hotel
Room type Special Corporate Rate per night
Deluxe (Single) USD 50++
Super Deluxe (Single) USD 60++
Super Deluxe (Twin) USD 65++
Suite USD 80++
For group rate (Minimum 5 rooms)
Single Occupancy (Run of the house) USD 55++
Double Occupancy (Run of the house) USD 65++
Please note: ++ refer to 10% service charge and 15% VAT
This rate includes: free wifi, bed, breakfast, GYM, two (02) Bottles of mineral water in the room and Airport Pick-up & Drop off by shuttle services
Hotel Contact Person: Shohim-Ul-Islam
Address: House: 02, Road: 02, Block – K, Baridhara R/A, Dhaka-1212.
Web: www.asiapacifichotelbd.com
Email: islamshohim@gmail.com
Tel:+8801799884464
Reference when booking: HISP Bangladesh
*Note: This hotel 1.4km distance from venue.

Also you can make reservation your hotel through https://www.tripadvisor.com/ or https://www.expedia.com/ or other available website



Leisure and Attractions

There are lot of shopping mall and resturants near the DHIS2 academy venue Gulshan area of Dhaka. You may find souvenirs to look out for in Bangladesh include, fabrics and handicrafts, embroidery, Pearl jewelry etc. Also, you can enjoy the testy food in Dhaka. There are plenty site outside of Dhaka. Such as long sea beach in Cox's Bazar district, Tea garden in Sylhet district and Sundarban in Khulna. You can go though domestric airlines. Please see the TripAdvisor link. https://www.tripadvisor.com

Time zone

UTC +6:00

Climate

The average maximum daytime temperature in Dhaka, Bangladesh in July is a hot 32°C (90°F) with very high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 26°C (79°F). There are usually 2 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 17% of the 13 hours of daylight

Currency

The official currency in Bangladesh is Taka, current exchange trades at approximately 84.50 to 1 USD (14 May 2019). It may vary from 83-85 Taka. It is the only legal currency in Bangladesh. There is some currency exchange booth in airport. There are plenty of shops at Gulshan, Baridhara area (near the DHIS2 academy venue)

Official language

Bangla and English

Electricity

Electricity in Bangladesh is 220 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. If you travel to Bangladesh with a device that does not accept 220 Volts at 50 Hertz, you will need a voltage converter. It is recommended to bring a universal plug adaptor.

Practicalities

Laptop: The participants are expected to bring his/her own laptops.
Internet: All hotels have wireless connections, which are free.

Contact Us

Six Seasons Hotel
Dhaka, Bangladesh.


+8801772999745, +8801914030574
(Mobile/Viber/Whatapps)

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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.

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.

Academy Collaterals

The Academy Organisers cannot guarantee that Academy collaterals will be available for late registrations. All materials will be distributed on-site.

Cancellation Policy

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.

Insurance

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.

Name Badge

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.

Invitation Letter

Participants requiring an official invitation letter from the Academy Organisers can request one by email. Participants must first register to the Academy.

Visas

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.

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.

Limitation of Liability

The participant agrees to be responsible for all property he or she brings to the Academy venue.

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