University of Oslo and HISP Tanzania are pleased to announce the Digital DHIS2 Design for Analytics Academy, Level 1.

Launching date: 10 August

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Purpose of The Design for Analytics Academy Level 1

The Design for Analytics 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 will take participants step by step through the process of contriving and setting up the DHIS2 required metadata used for further system configurations, with the exception of event and case-based data which are to be covered in other DHIS2 academies.

The Academy is organized with four main purposes:

  1. Introduction to DHIS2 Basic Design Principles
  2. DHIS2 Designing with Analysis thinking
  3. System Settings and Access Control
  4. Configuration of DHIS2 Analytics

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to DHIS2 design, customization and analytical principles
  • Learning on creating, administering and maintaining DHIS2 metadata
  • Learn how certain components can be configured to better support the analysis of data
  • Learning on DHIS2 data analytics app and configuration
  • Discuss and demonstrate the use of in-built tools within DHIS2
  • Walkthrough on the use of supplementary tools that can be added to DHIS2
  • Experience sharing among different implementers

*These Learning Objectives might be subject to change.

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

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

Tuesday 11 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
Once registered, the Academy team will send you a participation agreement which will mention the nature of the training, duration and modalities of participation.

As soon as you send us the signed version of the agreement (which shall include your employer's signature and yours), we will send you, within 7 days, a confirmation of participation.

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.


A practical training program will make sure the facilitators and participants can work together on learning the principles and skills in DHIS2 designing, analysis and presentation of data. 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 Behumbiize

HISP Uganda
Prosper Behumbiize is currently working with the DHIS2 Global Implementation Team with the Global HISP – University Of Oslo and he is based at HISP Uganda. Previously, Prosper worked with US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Uganda where he was supporting design and implementation of Health Information for 13 years. He is a DHIS2 community member and has supported a number regional and global national DHIS2 implementations. He is a prominent DHIS2 use case implementer and his expertise has been recognized by a number of Organizations and Agencies through awards and recognitions among other distinctions.

Wilfred Senyoni

HISP Tanzania
Wilfred is a researcher at the University of Oslo, Norway researching in Health Information Systems. He has worked with several HIS since 2009 as a developer, implementer and trainer. His work portfolio includes the national wide implementation of District Health Information Software 2 (DHIS 2), Human Resource for Health Information System (HRHIS) and electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (eIDSR) in Tanzania. His research and work in implementing HIS have engaged him in projects in East, Central and Southern Africa as well as in Asia.

Eric Munyambabazi

HISP Uganda
Eric is currently working as the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Team Lead at HISP Uganda. He possesses over 12 years of working experience as Information and Communication Technology (ICT) professional and Trainer, including experience as Management Information System specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation specialist, systems analyst, and Computer systems programmer. He has specialized training and work experience in public health including program planning and management, Implementation, performance monitoring and evaluation of public health programs and interventions including designing of tools, data collection, data validation, designing databases, data analysis using various software packages. Eric is part of the DHIS2 global community and has been pivotal in implementation of DHIS2 based solutions in the health, water, agriculture and natural resources domains within the region.

Andrew Muhire

HISP Rwanda
Muhire, a member of HISP Rwanda, is the Sector Monitoring and Evaluation, HMIS, and Report Lead Specialist for the Rwandan Ministry of Health. Since 2012, Andrew has been at the forefront of implementation of DHIS2 as the national HMIS system in Rwanda and promoting use of data to inform decision making and change in health policies. He has over 10 years’ experience in design, development and implementation and training in information systems in Rwanda and the Region.


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

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Should you have additional questions about the DHIS2 Academy please contact the DHIS2 Academy team at

Khadija Mzava

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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, 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.

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