DHIS2 Academy Zanzibar 2018, level 1 and 2

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HISP Tanzania and University of Oslo are pleased to announce the “DHIS2 Academy Zanzibar 2018, Level 1 & 2” to be held at the Golden Tulip Resort, Zanzibar, Tanzania. It will include the Tracker Academy from 5 to 10 November and the Disease Surveillance Academy from 12 to 15 November.

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About DHIS2 Academy 2018, Level 1 and 2

DHIS2 Tracker Academy, Level 1

The DHIS2 Tracker academy is a specialization course that will introduce you to the basic concepts of designing, collecting, analysing and performing preliminary administration on event and case-based data. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on training, participants will learn how to set up tracking and event-based programs for both web and android, as well as configuring tracker surveys.

Duration: 6 days

Prerequisite: A completion certificate awarded during a previous DHIS2 Academy or having completed the Online Course on DHIS2 Fundamentals.

More information on the DHIS2 Academy, Level 1: Tracker here!

Add to Calendar 11/05/2018 08:00 AM 11/10/2018 05:00 PM Africa/Mogadishu DHIS2 Academy, Level 1: Tracker The DHIS2 Tracker academy is a specialization course that will introduce you to the basic concepts of designing, collecting, analysing and performing preliminary administration on event and case-based data. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on training, participants will learn how to set up tracking and event-based programs for both web and android, as well as configuring tracker surveys. Zanzibar, Tanzania

DHIS2 Disease Surveillance, Level 2

In collaboration with CDC/GHSA, WHO and other partners we have worked to improve support for routine surveillance for both aggregate and case-based data in DHIS2. The Disease Surveillance Academy is designed to give participants an opportunity to learn how to leverage the DHIS2 platform to support Disease Surveillance needs and efforts in their work/organizations. We have brought together a global team of trainers and experts passionate about Disease Surveillance , so that participants have the opportunity to discuss relevant use cases with experts from around the world, and to provide feedback and suggestions to the DHIS2 development team.

Duration: 4 days

Prerequisite: Successful completion of DHIS2 Tracker

Add to Calendar 11/12/2018 08:00 AM 11/15/2018 05:00 PM Africa/Mogadishu DHIS2 Disease Surveillance, Level 2 In collaboration with CDC/GHSA, WHO and other partners we have worked to improve support for routine surveillance for both aggregate and case-based data in DHIS2. The Disease Surveillance Academy is designed to give participants an opportunity to learn how to leverage the DHIS2 platform to support Disease Surveillance needs and efforts in their work/organizations. We have brought together a global team of trainers and experts passionate about Disease Surveillance , so that participants have the opportunity to discuss relevant use cases with experts from around the world, and to provide feedback and suggestions to the DHIS2 development team. Zanzibar, Tanzania




Facilitators

DHIS2 experts from global and the region will not only share the latest features and development, but also the best practices around the globe to help you make your DHIS2 implementation a success.

A practical training programme will make sure the facilitators and participants can work together on customised databases to guide you and solve emerging issues.

One of the objectives of DHIS 2 Academy is to emphasise experience and solution sharing among countries across the region and to promote networking and collaboration among DHIS 2 implementers in the region.

Prosper Behumbiize

HISP Uganda
Prosper Behumbiize is currently working with the DHIS2 Global Implementation Team with the Global HISP – University Of Oslo and he is based at HISP Uganda. Previously, Prosper worked with US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Uganda where he was supporting design and implementation of Health Information for 13 years. He is a DHIS2 community member and has supported a number regional and global national DHIS2 implementations. He is a prominent DHIS2 use case implementer and his expertise has been recognized a number of Organizations and Agencies through awards and recognitions among other distinctions.

Nick Dutta

University of Oslo
Nick has worked for the University of Oslo since October 2014 as an implementer and trainer, supporting country implementation in Asia, Africa and the Pacific. He also works on documentation for PEPFAR as well as the core documentation for DHIS2. Prior to this, Nick was working with WHO, engaging in implementation and training in the Pacific as well as wider health information system issues such as CRVS and outbreak detection and response.

Ismail Koleleni

HISP Tanzania
Ismail Y. Koleleni is a Health Information Systems expert and software developer working with University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He has been involved with Development/Customization and Implementation of DHIS2 in Tanzania as well as supporting DHIS2 implementations in many other countries and organizations. His professional interest includes design, development and Implementation of information systems using technologies like web based system and mobile phone solutions focusing more on customization of open source software and applications. Lately, he has been more engaged with electronic disease surveillance system which uses DHIS2 and mobile phone reporting to detect possible disease outbreaks and alert responsible teams for immediate action.

Calle Hedberg

University of Oslo
Calle has worked for the University of Oslo since October 2014 as an implementer and trainer, supporting country implementation in Asia, Africa and the Pacific. He also works on documentation for PEPFAR as well as the core documentation for DHIS2. Prior to this, Calle was working with WHO, engaging in implementation and training in the Pacific as well as wider health information system issues such as CRVS and outbreak detection and response.

Wilfred Senyoni

HISP Tanzania
Wilfred is a researcher at the University of Oslo, Norway researching in Health Information Systems. He has worked with several HIS since 2009 as a developer, implementer and trainer. His work portfolio includes the national wide implementation of District Health Information Software 2 (DHIS 2), Human Resource for Health Information System (HRHIS) and electronic Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (eIDSR) in Tanzania. His research and work in implementing HIS have engaged him in projects in East, Central and Southern Africa as well as in Asia.

Andrew Muhire

HISP Rwanda
Mr. Andrew MUHIRE is the current M&E, HMIS & Report Lead specialist in Rwanda’s Ministry of Health with 8 years experience in management of HMIS. He has worked as Head of Health Management Information System for the Ministry of Health since 2013 and also as HMIS technical specialist since 2010 and he became the M&E, HMIS and Report Lead specialist since October 2014. Mr. Andrew MUHIRE served as a member of the task team that supported the Ministry of Health to Customise the first web-based system(DHIS2) in 2012. At MOH, He coordinated integration different vertical systems into DHIS2. As a Member of HISP Rwanda, He deeply involved in the implementation of DHIS2 in Rwanda, Africa and facilitated different Regional DHIS2 academies.

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Invitation & Selection of the participants

We are inviting 2-3 people from each country in Eastern and Southern Africa to join these two events. DHIS2 experts from global and the region will share the latest features and development, best practices around the globe to help you to make your DHIS2 implementation a success in your country and/or across your organization.

The organisers will evaluate your application and the country quotas to get back to you as soon as possible with payment details.

Due to the high number of registration, we will be able to confirm your participation only once your payment received, within 15 days after receipt of your acceptance letter.

Registration Options

Option 1
$ 1380
  • DHIS2 Tracker Academy:
    5 - 10 November 2018
    +
    DHIS2 Disease Surveillance Academy:

    12 - 15 November 2018
  • Training materials
  • Lunch breaks
  • Two coffee breaks per day
Option 2
$ 750
  • DHIS2 Tracker Academy:
    5 - 10 November 2018
  • Training materials
  • Lunch breaks
  • Two coffee breaks per day
Option 3
$ 750
  • DHIS2 Disease Surveillance Academy:
    12 - 15 November 2018
  • Training materials
  • Lunch breaks
  • Two coffee breaks per day
 
Please complete the registration form below to register for the academy.

Travel and Visa

Travel

There are many international flights that have flights to the Abeid Amani Karume Airport in Zanzibar. Participants also have the alternative to use the Julius Nyerere Airport in Dar es Salaam, and take a connecting ferry or flight to Zanzibar.

Visa

Travelling to Tanzania requires Visa from Tanzanian Diplomatic Missions of your Country of residence or where there’s not a traveler sent a request for an entry facility on line, which will be used to obtain a visa on any official point of entry in Tanzania. Single entry tourist visa costs $50. Participants from EAC and SADC countries will not require Visa to enter Tanzania.

Invitations

The event organisers will issue support letters, if required, only to those delegates who have registered for the academy.

Location

Golden Tulip Zanzibar Resort: This gorgeous resort sits on the shores of the Indian ocean at BEIT AL RAS, KIBWENI, 5.85 KM from the charming Stone Town in the Zanzibar Archipelago. Zanzibar is an amalgam of cultures and influences from African, Arabic and Indian cultures that have merged to form its own unique identity music and dance, cuisine and architecture. This ultra-modern resort with a splash of the Zanzibari spice offers great amneties such as spacious ocean view rooms, swimming pool, gym, WiFi, comfortable conference facilities, and restaurants offering a variety of international delights and authentic Zanzibari tastes. The resort is 6.7 KM from the Ferry Terminal, and 12.8 KM from the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport.



Accommodation

Participants are encouraged to arrange their accommodation details as soon as possible. We have an exclusive discount price of USD, 80 for your accomodation at the Golden Tulip resort. This rate includes: free wifi, bed and breakfast.

Hotel Contact Person: George Makale
Address: 4087 BEIT AL RAS KIBWENI, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Email address: reservations@goldentulipzanzibarresort.com
Tel: +255718108032
Reference when booking: HISP Tanzania, Booking Code 10728



Leisure and Attractions

The Zanzibar archipelago has many beautiful white beaches with a brilliant blue backdrop of the Indian ocean. Zanzibar has a rich trade history with various parts of the world giving it a unique culture that is visible through the day to day lives of the people. Experience Zanzibar's exquisite cuisine, a mouth watering fusion of spices and influences that are as old as time itself. Take a bite of a mangosteen or experience the flavours of the Forodhani food market. Known to the world as the spice island, participants may take a tour in one of many spice farms or take a sip of spicy Zanzibari tea from local kiosks. Take a historic tour through Stone Town and take in the complicated history of Zanzibar. Although revered today as a paradise, Zanzibar was a key area in the Arab slave trade and was the largest slave market in East Africa. Dive into the indian ocean and experience the diversity of marine life of the archipelago at Nungwi or visit Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park to see the rare red colobus monkeys. Listen to local Taarab music, or visit various artisan markets. Take a boat trip or visit the floating restaurant. There isn't a shortage of attractions and things to do in Zanzibar during down time or when the academy is over.

Time zone

GMT + 03:00

Climate

Zanzibar is tropical island, therefore it is warm in November, with an average temperature of 28 degrees during the day and 23 during the night.

Currency

Tanzanian Shillings

Official language

Swahili and English

Electricity

Type G British BS-1363 Type D Indian BS-546 5amp 220-240 Volts AC.

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Terms and Conditions


These Terms & Conditions apply to every person registering as a participant to a DHIS2 Academy.

Academy Registration

Only fully completed registration forms will be considered. After reviewing each registration, the Academy Organisers will send a confirmation/information email. This email will include all the details related to the payment of the registration fees.

Participation is not guaranteed until full payment of the registration fees is received.

Each Academy has a ceiling. If the maximum capacity is reached, the Academy Organisers reserve the right to refuse additional registrations and to close the registration form.

Methods of Payment

Payments should be made in advance, before the Academy starts, by bank transfer or PayPal. Participants who made a late payment (from 3 days before the Academy starts) are invited to bring a copy of their payment slip to the registration desk the first day of the Academy.

All bank fees and money transfer costs must be covered by the transmitter. Any negative balance will be collected on site. Kindly indicate the Academy name and the participant’s full name as a reference on all bank transfers.

Academy Collaterals

The Academy Organisers cannot guarantee that Academy collaterals will be available for late registrations. All materials will be distributed on-site.

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation (sickness, lack of funding or any other personal reasons) must be made in writing by email to the Academy Organisers. The date of the email will be the basis for considering refunds. Please indicate your bank details on your written cancellation. Refunds will be made after the conference.

Registration fees may be refunded as follows (depending on the Organisers' contracts with their vendors):
- Up to 4 weeks before the Academy: 100% refund
- From 4 weeks to 7 days before the Academy: 50% refund
- From 6 days to the Academy: no refund

The Academy Organisers reserve the right to reimburse the participant after deducting costs already incurred for the bank transfers.

No refunds will be granted for unforseen events or early termination of attendance, or any other incidents during the Academy, which are beyond the control of the Academy Organisers.

Cancellation of the Academy

In the event that the Academy cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the Academy organisers, the Academy organisers cannot be held liable by participants for any damages, costs such as transportation, accommodation, and other expenses incurred by the participants.

All expenses in relation to the Academy, the registration and the attendance are the sole responsibility of the participants.

Under these circumstances, the Academy Organisers reserve the right to reimburse the participant after deducting costs already incurred for the bank transfers.

Insurance

The registration fee does not include insurance. The Academy Organisers do NOT provide any form of insurance and do not take any responsibility for accidents or illnesses that might occur during the DHIS2 Academy and in the course of travel to or from the Academy place. Therefore, each participant is solely responsible for his/her safety, security and health.

Moreover, participants shall be aware of their health insurance policy and take appropriate measures to ensure their coverage for any hazards which might occur when attending the DHIS2 Academy.

Modification of the Programme and Venue Change

The Academy Organisers reserve the right to amend the Academy programme, including making changes to the speakers/facilitators appearing and/or subjects covered. No refunds can be granted in case of cancellation of speakers/facilitators, programme change or any other incidents during the Academy which are beyond the control of the Organisers.

The Academy Organisers reserve the right to move the Conference to a larger or smaller venue, if the level of participant registrations warrants.

Name Badge

The name badge must be worn at all times during the Academy. Access to the venue will not be granted without the DHIS2 Academy name badge.

Invitation Letter

Participants requiring an official invitation letter from the Academy Organisers can request one by email. Participants must first register to the Academy.

Visas

It is the sole responsibility of the participant to take care of his/her visa requirements. Participant who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure.

Data Protection

The Academy Organisers will collect and store datas for the preparation and execution of the Academy.

HISP-UiO performs monthly e-mailings (which include photographs/videos) and/or communications on social media regarding the DHIS2 Academy. If you do not wish to appear in the marketing visuals, please send an email to aliceal@ifi.uio.no.

Email contact details of participants will not be passed on to third parties. Participants may unsubscribe from these mailing campaigns at any time.

Limitation of Liability

The participant agrees to be responsible for all property he or she brings to the Academy venue.

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