DHIS2 Tracker Configuration Academy
Level 1


University of Oslo and HISP Tanzania are pleased to announce
the “DHIS2 Tracker Configuration Academy”, Level 1
to be held from 3rd to 8th July 2023
at the Giraffe Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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Purpose of Tracker Configuration Academy Level 1

The Tracker Configuration 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 aggregate data covered in other DHIS2 academies.

The Academy is organized with purposes

  • Introduction to DHIS2 Tracker Data Model and Design Principles
  • Designing and Configuration of Tracker Programs
  • DHIS2 Data Analysis and Presentation of Tracker Data

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to DHIS2 Tracker Configuration principles
  • Introduction to DHIS2 Tracker Data Model and Design Principles
  • Applying Tracker Model to different Tracker use cases
  • DHIS2 Designing and Configuration of Tracker Programs
  • System Settings and Access Control
  • Basic Configuration of DHIS2 Tracker Analytics

* These Learning Objectives might be subject to change.


A practical training program will make sure the facilitators and participants can work together on learning the principles and skills to review design, configure and analyze tracker 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.

Khadija Mzava

HISP Tanzania
Currently working as Information Systems Analyst & Implementer, with over 5 years of experience in Information System designing, and implementation. Worked on various projects that focused on designing and implementation of information system and a Trainer supporting different countries including Tanzania.

Tuzo Engelbert Chubwa

HISP Tanzania
Tuzo Engelbert a member of HISP Tanzania as Senior Information Advisor with over 8 years working experience in customization and configuration of DHIS2 system in different aspect. Furthermore, I have been Configuring, maintaining and managing server hosting DHIS2 system and more involved in setting up integration infrastructure and capacitating young and middle tech people who are working in the area related to strengthening information systems


Registration fees:

The Academy fees are USD 650 and include:
  • Training material
  • Lunch breaks
  • Two coffee breaks per day


Giraffe Beach Hotel

Located at Mbezi Beach approximately 27.0 km approximately 50 minutes from Julius International Airport. Giraffe Beach Hotel is simple well organized and comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV Channels, tea and coffeemaking equipment, min bar as well as room service. It also incoorporate other amenities including an outdoor pool, private beach, free wi-fi and 24 hour Grab and go kiosk.


We are happy to confirm that an exclusive discount rate of USD, 90 per night including; free WiFi, bed and breakfast, swimming, and water in the room.
Please use the following contact details for your booking;
Giraffe Beach Hotel Number: +255-222-218-111;
Email address:reservations@giraffebh.com
Website: https://giraffebh.com

Travel and Visas

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.


The event organisers will issue support letters, if required, only to those delegates who have registered for the academy.

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 Transfers/Shuttle:

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.

Time zone

GMT + 03:00


Tanzanian Shillings


Dar es Salaam is a Tropical region due to close proximity to the equator and the warm Indian Ocean, the city experiences tropical climatic conditions; therefore, it is warm in May, with an average temperature of 28 degrees during the day and 20 during the night.

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.

Services and goods in Tanzania are mostly paid in Tanzanian currency so at your arrival please visit an exchange bureau to get the local currency. The exchange rate varies but the current average is 1USD= 2321.66 tsh. Please visit this website for daily exchange rate: Bank of Tanzania at http://www.bot.go.tz/

Official language

Swahili and English


Type G British BS-1363 Type D Indian BS-546 5amp 220-240 Volts AC.

Health care

It is a requirement to have been vaccinated against yellow fever 21 days upon arrival into the country and COVID-19, this will be verified at the airport with yellow fever and COVID-19 vaccination card/certificate.
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.

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 https://www.lonelyplanet.com/tanzania/dar-es-salaam/attractions .
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.

Contact Us

Should you have additional questions about the DHIS2 Academy in Tanzania, please contact the DHIS2 Academy team at tanzania2019@dhis2.org

+255656121662, +255752455367

Contact in Tanzania: "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.

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


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.


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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