Purpose of DHIS2 Tracker Academy
This DHIS2 Tracker Academy, Level 1 will provide you necessary knowledge and skills to implement cases based system and
get your DHIS2 tracking instance up and running. The DHIS2 Tracker functionality is mostly applied in disease
surveillance, in vertical program cases management like Nutrition, Immunization, HIV,TB and other patient level to
collect individual data and produce reports for decison making and planning.
The course covers all aspects of DHIS2 Tracker; the feature set in DHIS 2 supporting event and patient (tracked entity) level data. You will be introduced to key concepts of designing, collecting, analyzing and performing administration on event and case-based data using DHIS2 builtin features through a mix of lectures and hands-on exercises.
Duration: 6 days
Prerequisite: A completion certificate awarded during a previous DHIS2 Academy or having completed the Online Course on DHIS2 Fundamentals.
- Use Cases;
- Tracker based terminology and data model;
- Tracker/Event program Design and configuration;
- Configuration of program rules and indicators;
- Data protection;
- Data analysis(event reports and event visualizer, maps and etc);
- Objects sharing and access control
DHIS2 Academy is a great way of sharing experiences of the implementations from the countries in the region. DHIS2
Tracker Academy 2019, Level 1 in Kigali will provide you an opportunity for learning new developments made and
networking with global DHIS2 experts in addition to implementers pool attending 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 Rwanda
- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP Tanzania
- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP Kenya
- DHIS2 Implementers / Trainers from HISP Uganda
The Academy fees are USD 780 and it includes:
- All course materials
- Coffee/tea and lunch breaks during the Academy
- Social event
Travel and Visa
Airport and Airlines
The largest airport in Rwanda is Kigali International Airport and is the single air gate to the international community. The main airlines operating in Rwanda are Rwandair, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, and KLM.
Airport Taxis are available at the airport parking to various Hotel destinations in Kigali Town at an average fare of about $25. If you will be staying at Scheba Hotel during academy, please share your arrival details with the hotel at the above mentioned address as they normaly offer free Airport pickups to the occupants. In case you need any other assistance, don't esitate to contact us at email@example.com
The event organisers will issue support letters, if required, only to those delegates who have registered for the Tracker Academy and got accepted to participate.
From 1 Jan 2018, Citizens of all countries are allowed to get visa upon arrival without prior application.
Citizens of all countries that all not visa exempt have also option to submit application online or at the Rwanda Diplomatic Missions of the country of residence before departure. Those applying online have the option to pay online or upon arrival. There is no single affiliated Agent that is authorised to apply for visa on your behalf. Such Agents may mislead you and charges more than the required visa fees.
The visa fees must not exceed 30 USD for single entry visa. Visit the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration offices website for more details: https://www.migration.gov.rw/index.php?id=13
Visitors to Rwanda from many countries worldwide can obtain visa on arrival at Kigali International Airport and all land borders. Visit the Official website of Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration offices for more details: https://www.migration.gov.rw/index.php?id=13
Scheba Hotel: Scheba is a luxurious and affordable hotel, located dowtown Kigali, in the serene environment of Kiyovu, just a few
blocks from the city center. Multiple restaurants, shopping malls and hotels are available within walking distance,
making it the perfect place from which to explore the city. The hotel is located at 11km( 22min drive) from Kigali
International Airport , the main air gate to Kigali featuring balconies city views, the polished rooms offer free Wi-Fi
and flat-screen TVs, plus minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Room service is available 24/7. Scheba has
outdoor pool as well as a spa and a gym.
We are happy to confirm that an exclusive discount rate of USD 70 per night including; free WiFi, bed and breakfast,
Swimming, and water in the room, recreational and social within the neighborhood has been negotiated at Scheba Hotel for
occupants. Please use the following contact details for your booking:
Reception Desk on Tel; (+250) 785 973 101; (+250) 781055545;
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com
Booking Instructions: Kindly remember to send your booking reservation email to the above email address with Subject: Special Room rates for DHIS2 Tracker Academy Conference,October 28th-Nov 2nd 2019
Leisure and Attractions
There are plenty of sites and venues to visit in Kigali, most of them are open to the public. Feel free to browse one the following website to find more attractions hints: http://gokigalitours.com and https://kigalicitytour.rw
It’s currently the short rain season which started in Mid September and is expected to end in December. The average Temperature is 26°C and 6 hours of sunshine.
Rwandan Francs (RWF)
Banking and ATM
Kigali is the Capital City, ATMs are easily available almost in every 100meters. All of ATMs accept all major cards, including Visa, Master and Maestro cards. These ATMs are opened 24 hours a day and always protected with armed security guards.
Kinyarwanda, French, English, and Swahili
In Rwanda the power plugs and sockets are of type C and J.The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Rwanda, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 - 240 V (as is in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa). Otherwise you need a voltage converter.
Yellow fever vaccine is required to visit Rwanda.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.