HFG India was invited to present at the ninth annual Information and Communications Technologies for Development (ICT4D) Conference on its innovative geographic information system (GIS) for improving the use of health data for decision-making. The annual conference brings together thought leaders from across the world to discuss and deliberate on technological innovations for the development sector. The […]
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.
The Government of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) places rigorous emphasis on evidence-based planning, monitoring, and supervision of public health services. Generation and use of reliable, quality health data is crucial for improving the quality of health services, especially to achieve the maternal and child health goals aimed for under the strategic […]
Resource Type: Brief Authors: Alia Kauser and Kavita Sharma Published: 6/1/16 Resource Description: Taking quality health care to the farthest corners of the country is at the heart of the Government of India’s public health policy and programming. The National Health Mission’s reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCH+A) strategic approach underscores the need to ensure […]