Practical Insights on Health Informatics

Apply Now: $300,000 for COVAX Data Partnership with Governments

Apply Now: $300,000 for COVAX Data Partnership with Governments

Published on: May 31 2021 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
 LMIC governments often lack capacity for COVID-19 Digital Response because their national data and statistical resources are already overstretched. Policymakers...
What to Do About Racist Hardware in Digital Development?

What to Do About Racist Hardware in Digital Development?

Published on: Feb 04 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
In an astonishing letter to the editor published in the December 17, 2020, edition of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a group of five doctors from the...
USAID Vision for Systems-Level Action in Digital Health Solutions

USAID Vision for Systems-Level Action in Digital Health Solutions

Published on: Jan 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
USAID envisions a world in which advances in digital technologies are leveraged to help people access the information and services they need to live healthy and...
How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare

How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare

Published on: Dec 09 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Can Reimagine Global Healthcare
Artificial Intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare with game-changing capabilities. AI-powered solutions are participating in more and more medical tasks traditionally...
New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems

New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems

Published on: Nov 25 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on New WHO Toolkit: SCORE for Health Data Information Systems
Countries are faced with increasing demands for quality health data. Data of increasing scope and complexity are required for monitoring progress towards national...
4 Ways to Use National Data in African COVID-19 Digital Response

4 Ways to Use National Data in African COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Apr 23 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
At Cooper/Smith, we are working with Malawi’s Ministry of Health to help them prepare for and fight COVID-19. Here is what we did – other countries might...
How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19

How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19

Published on: Mar 04 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Applications Can Contain Coronavirus COVID-19
As I write this, there are over 92,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus in 76 countries and over 3000 deaths globally. COVID-19 is spreading across continents, infecting...
Every African Country’s National eHealth Strategy or Digital Health Policy

Every African Country’s National eHealth Strategy or Digital Health Policy

Published on: Dec 04 2019 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
The Global Diffusion of eHealth was the third global survey conducted by the WHO Global Observatory for eHealth. It investigated how digital health can support...
RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems

RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems

Published on: Nov 27 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on RHIS Create a Culture of Data Use in Health Information Systems
Routine Health Information Systems (RHIS) are facility-based and ideally community-based systems that can form the main data source for daily planning and management...
Apply Now: $200 Million USAID Funding for Health Information Systems

Apply Now: $200 Million USAID Funding for Health Information Systems

Published on: Nov 11 2019 by Wayan Vota - 25 Comments
A well-functioning health information system plays a transformative role in supporting strategic management decisions for the health sector in low and middle-income...