Purpose of DHIS2 Web App Development Academy
This specialization course will teach you the basics of DHIS2 Web App development and deployment. The academy focuses on the development, testing, and deployment of a DHIS2 web application using the DHIS2 Application Platform. It will also feature the DHIS2 design system and user interface libraries which allow applications to look and feel consistent, modern, and accessible. It will cover core principles of the DHIS2 REST API as well as examples of full-featured applications utilizing various features of the platform.
Duration: 5 days
- Best practices for developing modern DHIS2 web apps
- Working with DHIS2 Metadata and Analytics APIs
- Building DHIS2 apps with the new DHIS2 Application Platform
- Using the DHIS2 design system and UI libraries
- Deployment of DHIS2 apps to the app store
Attending this Academy will provide you an opportunity for networking with core DHIS2 developers and global and regional DHIS2 experts. Academy trainers are highly recognized within the global DHIS2 community with vast knowledge and expertise on DHIS2 and app development.
Lars ØverlandLead DHIS2 Developer, University of Oslo
Austin McGeeDHIS2 Developer, University of Oslo
Viktor VarlandDHIS2 Developer, University of Oslo
Joe CooperDHIS2 UX Designer, University of Oslo
The Academy fees are USD 825 and include training material, lunch and coffee breaks for 5 days.
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 at an average fare of about $25 USD. If you will be staying at Onomo Hotel during the Academy, please share your arrival details with the hotel at the above mentioned address as they normaly offer Airport pickup to hotel occupants at an additional cost of $15 USD. In case you need any other assistance, don't esitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The event organisers will issue support letters, if required, only to those delegates who have registered for the academy.
Citizens of all countries can get a visa upon arrival to Rwanda without prior application.
Citizens of all countries that all not visa exempt also have the option to submit a visa application online or at the Rwanda Diplomatic Missions of their 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 a visa on your behalf. Such Agents may mislead you and charge more than the required visa fee.
The visa fee 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
ONOMO Hotel Kigali is located in the Nyarugenge district in Kigali, situated a few minutes from the city center and 9km from the international airport with attractive views of the Kiyovu valley. All rooms offer a comfortable work space, complimentary broadband wi-fi access, electronic lap top sized safes, separate shower and toilet, flat screen TV and a wide choice of DSTV and Canal+ channels to choose from. Hotel amenities include conference facilities, a business corner, fitness room, and outdoor pool. The Hotel has an open reception, meeting and food and beverage area, and restaurant offering menus offering pan African ingredients prepared in a modern style.
We are happy to offer an exclusive discount rate at Onomo Hotel of USD 92 per night that includes bed and breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Please use the following contact details for your booking -- Reservations Kigali email: email@example.com and cc: firstname.lastname@example.org -- and mention "DHIS2 Academy" to request the special rate.
Leisure and Attractions
There are plenty of sites and venues to visit in Kigali that are open to the public. Feel free to browse one the following website to find more attractions and travel tips: http://gokigalitours.com and https://kigalicitytour.rw
Rwanda has a temperate tropical highland climate with two rainy seasons, the first rainy season lasting from January to late April. Temperatures in Kigali are generally mild due to the city's altitude. Average daily high temperature in April is 26°C, with an average evening temperature of 16°C
The currency of Rwanda is the Rwandan Franc.
Banking and ATM
ATMs are easily available in Kigali, and accept all major cards, including Visa, Master and Maestro cards. These ATMs are opened 24 hours a day and protected with armed security guards.
Kinyarwanda, French, English, and Swahili
Type C and J, 230 Volts AC at 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Rwanda if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220-240 Volts (as is in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa). Otherwise you need a voltage converter.
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.