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37th IASP Conference in India: Making a Case for Enhanced Health Information System Data Use

India’s Health Management Information System (HMIS) captures crucial data on the implementation and performance of key national health programs, especially those geared to the strategic reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCH+A) initiative of the Government of India. However, there have been concerns, based on anecdotal observations, about the quality of the HMIS data, […]

Improved Data Quality and Use: Dual Goals of HMIS Strengthening

Presentation during the HFG-led technical session at the 37th annual conference of the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), in New Delhi, India in December 2016. Focusing on the potential utility of India’s Health Management Information System (HMIS) as a rich data resource and the role of regular assessments in ensuring data quality.

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