The Web & Android App Development Academy

The University of Oslo and HISP WCA are pleased to announce the DHIS2 Android & Web App Development Academy scheduled to take place in-person on 15 - 19 April at the Silver Moon in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

About the Academy

The Web & Android App Development Academy

This DHIS2 Academy is a good opportunity to get in-depth knowledge on how to build high-quality, maintainable DHIS2 applications using the latest tools.
The Academy will include:

  • The Web App track: You’ll learn how to build web applications on top of the DHIS2 platform using DHIS2 tooling according to best practices. Topics covered will include design best practices, workflow tooling, data queries and more!
  • The Android App Development: participants will learn more on the use of the mobile SDK. Participants will get an understanding of the best practices in terms of app development and mobile architecture as well as an understanding of the DHIS2 Dev. Community ways of collaboration.


The Academy will include 2 tracks with some some joint and parallel sessions for Web App and Android App Development participants. You will be invited to select your preferred track when you register.

Web App Development

Learning Objectives
  • Make a DHIS2 app using React and the app platform libraries
  • Understanding the basics of DHIS2 support tooling, such as the CLI, styling, and linting
  • Experience using the DHIS2 design system and UI library
  • Understanding best practices in terms of workflow and collaboration
  • Understand the basics of the App Hub and how to submit an app
  • Setting up and configuring a web application
  • Data Queries and API interactions
  • Data Store interactions
  • UI components and general app design
  • Testing and formatting using CLI
  • TypeScript support

Android App Development

Learning Objectives
  • Understanding and learning how to use the mobile SDK
  • Exploring and discussing the roadmap for DHIS2 mobile, libraries (e.g: UI components, rule engine, ...)
  • Understanding best practices in terms of app development and mobile architecture
  • Exploring the DHIS2 Dev community and ways of collaboration.
  • Understanding and discussing the participant use cases
  • Getting started with the mobile SDK
  • How to sync data and metadata
  • Using the mobile UI library
  • How to validate your data (rule engine, validation rules)
  • Mobile analytics
  • Error management
  • SDK roadmap
  • Mobile development good practices
  • How to debug and troubleshoot.

Registration fees

There are two categories of registration fees:

Category 1: For Low and Middle Income Countries:

- Ministries representatives
- Universities/Academia full time staff
- Full time students
We will apply an exclusive discount rate of USD 700

Category 2: For NGOs, IOs and consultants

The registration fees are USD 850

Both registration fees categories include:
- Training materials
- Lunch breaks
- Two coffee breaks per day

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Attending this Academy will provide you an opportunity for networking with core DHIS2 developers. The trainers are highly recognized within the global DHIS2 community with vast knowledge and expertise on DHIS2 and app development.


There are two categories of registration fees:
For Low and Middle Income Countries (Ministries representatives, Universities/Academia full time staff, Full time students): USD 750
For NGOs, IOs and consultants: USD 850

Fill the following form to register for the academy.


Silver Moon Hotel

Rue L155 155 Cocody II Plateaux, Angré 7ème Tranche, Abidjan Ivory Coast

The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.
Silver Moon Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, a shared lounge and terrace in Abidjan.
This 4-star hotel offers a business centre and a concierge service.


We are happy to confirm that an exclusive discount rate of XOF 65000 per night.
Contact to book your accommodation at the discount rate;

Other accommodation available near the venue:

Les résidences MARTIAL
Immeuble CGK, Angré, BP 10, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Distance from the venue: 10min. drive
Rate available: from XOF 25,000 to XOF 60,000
Tel: +225 07 48 40 40 78

Résidence BETHANY PALACE Cocody, Deux Plateaux Rue J93, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Distance from the venue: 25min. drive
Rate available: From XOF18.000F to XOF 60,000
Web: https://www.kayak.fr/Abidjan-Hotels-Residence-Bethany-Palace.2385299.ksp
Tel: +225 01 73 33 41 41

Résidences ACHENBACH 7eme Tranche, 2 Plateaux, L 169, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Distance from the venue: 5min. walk
Rate available: XOF 60000 TO XOF 90000
Map: Click here
Tel: +225 07 47 70 96 02

Résidence ROSE HERMINE 01 BP 6688 Abidjan 01, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Distance from the venue: 5min. drive
Rate available: XOF 35000 TO XOF 50000
Map: Click here
Tel: +225 07 47 70 96 02

BNB Hôtel & SPA Abidjan
Distance from the venue: 7min. drive
Rate available: XOF 70000 TO XOF 250000
Web: https://bnb-resort.com/
Map: Click here
Tel: +225 07 67 43 75 67


Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport is located 16 km south east of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It is the largest airport in the country for air traffic. The airport is the main hub of the national airline Air Côte d'Ivoire. Named after the first president of Ivory Coast, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, this international airport is directly connected currently to airports in Europe and to many destinations within the rest of Africa and the Middle East.


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

Immigration and visa info.

Most foreign passport holders need a tourist or business visa to enter Ivory Coast. If you need a visa, it is required to pre-enroll here in order to get a visa on arrival.
The list of visa-Exempt Countries can be found here

Airport Transfer

If you stay at the venue, the aiport transfer will cost XOF 24000 for your round trip airport - hotel - airport. If you prefer to take a taxi, we advise to dowload the following App and you will be able to order your taxi once you arrive at the airport.

Time zone

UTC +0:00


The average temperature in Abidjan in April is hot at 27.7 °C. Afternoons can be very hot with average high temperatures reaching 31.2 °C. Overnight temperatures are generally fairly hot with an average low of 24.9 °C.


West African CFA franc is the official currency. 1USD = XOF 600.66

Banking and ATM

Larger businesses, such as hotels, accept payments with credit cards. For other payments and businesses, carry cash. ATMs are widely available in the main cities.

Official language

The official language is French.


It is a requirement to have been vaccinated against yellow fever. This will be verified at the airport.

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Contact Us

Should you have additional questions about the DHIS2 Academy, please contact the DHIS2 Academy team at appdev2024@dhis2.org


15th to 19th April 2024


Silver Moon Hotel
Rue L155 155 Cocody II Plateaux, Angré 7ème Tranche, Abidjan Ivory Coast

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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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