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Thursday, June 24 • 14:00 - 15:00

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This session will focus on using DHIS2 for malaria use cases, including presentations on the Digital Solutions for Malaria Elimination project, LAC and Africa country implementations using DHIS2 for malaria elimination, and updates from WHO on metadata packages for malaria case-based surveillance and vector control.

Session program:
14:00-14:10 - Intro to the session and the DSME project - achievements, progress and results (Karoline Tufte Lien, UiO)
14:10-14:20 - WHO malaria case-based package (Mwalenga Nghipumbwa, WHO)
14:20-14:30 - WHO modules for entomology and vector control (Lucia Fernandez Montoya, WHO)
14:30-14:40 - Best practices and lessons learned from a selection of LAC malaria implementations (Honduras, Panama) (William Aviles, CHAI)
14:40-14:50 - Best practices and lessons learned from a selection of African malaria implementations (Namibia and Mozambique) (Iitula Iitula, NMCP Namibia and Sameen Babur, CHAI)
14:50-14:55 - Q&A

Please feel free to ask any question in the Community of Practice

avatar for Karoline Tufte Lien

Karoline Tufte Lien

DHIS2 Functional Analyst, University of Oslo
As a functional analyst, I collaborate closely with product managers, designers, architects, developers, and testers, and act as a link between users and the technical team in charge of developing DHIS2, as well as providing input to the DHIS2 metadata packages. I stay in close contact... Read More →
avatar for Iitula Iitula

Iitula Iitula

Insectary manager, NMCP
avatar for Sameen Babur

Sameen Babur

Health Informatics Technical Advisor, Africa, Clinton Health Access Initiative
I support National Malaria Control Programs in planning for, designing, developing, rolling out, and monitoring digital solutions for a variety of malaria use cases
avatar for Mwalenga Nghipumbwa

Mwalenga Nghipumbwa

Technical Officer, WHO
I support the development of the core WHO malaria elimination modules for case notification, investigation and foci investigation for countries to adopt and use.
avatar for Lucia Fernandez Montoya

Lucia Fernandez Montoya

Entomology and Vector Control, World Health Organization
I am developing DHIS2 modules to support malaria endemic countries to collect, manage and use entomology and vector control data to improve programatic decisions.


Clinton Health Access Initiative
Highly motivated and experienced promoter of eHealth in the Latin America region. For the past three years I have been working with CHAI to support governments in the Mesoamerica region in the implementation of heath informatics projects to help eliminate malaria.

Varshana Rajasekaran

Technical Advisor

Thursday June 24, 2021 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
Annual Conference Virtual Room 2