Practical Insights on Health Informatics

Please Give Your Input: Draft Model Law on Health Data Governance

Please Give Your Input: Draft Model Law on Health Data Governance

Published on: Apr 25 2024 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Several countries and regions are taking steps to strengthen their health data governance legislation and regulation. However, approaches vary and there is no overarching...
Please Give USAID Your Feedback on National Digital Health Programs

Please Give USAID Your Feedback on National Digital Health Programs

Published on: Mar 06 2024 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
USAID is publishing this Request for Information (RFI) to better understand how to advance partner countries’ national health information systems (HIS), digital...
Moving From e-Chaos to Uganda’s New Digital Health Strategy

Moving From e-Chaos to Uganda’s New Digital Health Strategy

Published on: Nov 16 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Moving From e-Chaos to Uganda’s New Digital Health Strategy
In May 2023, the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) inaugurated the National Health Information and Digital Health Strategic Plan. Aligned with the National Development...
From e-Chaos to Sustainable Health Impact with FHIR

From e-Chaos to Sustainable Health Impact with FHIR

Published on: Nov 09 2023 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In a recent ICTworks article, Karamagi et al. describe digital health as in a state of e-Chaos. They demand digital health projects “stop further duplication,...
7 Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in Global Health

7 Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in Global Health

Published on: Oct 25 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in Global Health
We’ve all read the warning stories about AI: sentient robots, deep fakes, disappearing jobs. If the risk-benefit calculation for use and regulation of AI focuses...
Apply Now: £3,000,000 GBP for Disease Data Modeling Solutions in Africa

Apply Now: £3,000,000 GBP for Disease Data Modeling Solutions in Africa

Published on: Oct 09 2023 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Mathematical modeling is a valuable tool for informing policy-making and programmatic decision-making in the public health domain. Modeling can be applied to analyze...
eHealth in e-Chaos: 10 Years of Digital Health Solutions in Africa

eHealth in e-Chaos: 10 Years of Digital Health Solutions in Africa

Published on: Feb 09 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on eHealth in e-Chaos: 10 Years of Digital Health Solutions in Africa
eHealth and digital health are rapidly growing areas in healthcare. Digital health uses information and communication technologies to improve health, expanding...
We Need to Invest $2.5 Billion Per Year in Digital Health for LMICs

We Need to Invest $2.5 Billion Per Year in Digital Health for LMICs

Published on: Dec 06 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
The world’s health systems are changing rapidly, driven by the introduction of digital technologies, artificial intelligence, and the use of large data sets....
Apply Now: $500,000 to Measure Primary Healthcare Performance

Apply Now: $500,000 to Measure Primary Healthcare Performance

Published on: Jul 11 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Primary health care is a cornerstone of health care systems across the globe, address majority of a person’s health needs—physical, mental, and social Primary...
Introducing the Health Data Governance Principles

Introducing the Health Data Governance Principles

Published on: Jun 29 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Introducing the Health Data Governance Principles
 As technology is rapidly changing the world we live in, health systems around the world are increasingly using the power of digitisation. When utilised appropriately,...