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My Experience as a Facilitator of iHRIS Academy 2013
I was among those who gathered in Dar es Salaam for the iHRIS Academy 2013. People came from as far as Nigeria, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, and Rwanda. It was a great event for me getting to meet these many people whom I had talked with many times virtually. It was really a good opportunity for me participating as one of the facilitators of the Academy. This was a chance to share my experience of working with iHRIS. Before the kickoff, the...
First Annual iHRIS Academy Hosted by University of Dar es Salaam
The first annual iHRIS Academy, organized by Dr. Juma Lungo and hosted at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania on August 12-16, 2013, was conceived as a way for iHRIS implementers and developers to share field experiences as well as quick solutions to common problems. The Academy exemplifies the kind of bootstrap community involvement and engagement that iHRIS is calling for as it retools its focus from creating iHRIS products to...
iHRIS Academy 2013 at the University of Dar-es-Salaam
The University of Dar-es-Salaam is pleased to host iHRIS Academy 2013 (12 Aug 2013 - 16 Aug 2013 ). This advanced course on iHRIS Manage 4.1 is intended for software developers and systems administrators who want to get a better functional understanding of iHRIS Manage and advanced Linux commands. The course will be held August 12-16, 2013, at the University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
Growing Technology Eco-Systems at SwitchPoint 2013
On April 19 and 20 in Saxpahaw, North Carolina, IntraHealth International convened the second annual SwitchPoint Conference, Retreat and Concert. SwitchPoint is conceived not as just another conference, but as an entirely new approach to solving the world's most pressing problems. It brings together innovators and experts in technology, communications, development, global health, the arts, and business to spark new connections, unusual...
Join Us at Switchpoint Conference, Retreat, and Concert on April 19-20
A production of IntraHealth International , SwitchPoint is an unusual gathering of global thinkers and doers merging ideas, sharing breakthroughs, and finding solutions to save lives in the developing world. One of the main goals of the gathering is to challenge participants to think across boundaries, and think about channeling ingenuity in every field toward the fast moving and challenging work of global health. SwitchPoint encourages...
First iHRIS Administrator Certificates Awarded
The entire iHRIS team extends our congratulations to the 13 newly certified iHRIS Administrators in Tanzania who passed the iHRIS Administrator Level 1 exam. Dr. Juma Lungo, owner and founder of Zalongwa Technologies Ltd. , organized an administration of the exam as part of the Tanzania Software Freedom Day Conference, held on September 15, 2012. The conference was held at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, and it was co-sponsored by...
Carl Leitner Presents at Fifth IFIP World IT Forum (WITFOR) 2012
The International Federation for Information Processing’s (IFIP) flagship conference, World IT Forum (WITFOR), is organized in partnership with the Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. The theme is information and communication technology (ICT) for sustainable human development. On April 18, iHRIS team member Dr. Carl Leitner will be a speaker in a session on ICT for...
HRIS Event: Using Health Worker Data to Improve Public Health Supply Chains
April 9, 2012 Human Resources Information Systems: Using Health Worker Data to Improve Public Health Supply Chains Online Beginning on April 9th, Capacity Plus ’s Carl Leitner is moderating a discussion for the International Association of Public Health Logisticians ( IAPHL ) on “Human Resources Information Systems: Using Health Worker Data to Improve Public Health Supply Chains.”...
Presentation on iHRIS Wins Trophies in Tanzania
The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) received awards for their exhibit at the 34 th Dar es Salaam International Trade Fare on July 7, also known as Sabasaba (‘saba’ means ‘seven’ in Swahili). The exhibit included several innovative works created or supported by UDSM affiliates, and showcased Tanzania’s customized iHRIS Manage software. UDSM won two trophies, one as the second overall winner of exhibitors and a second as the best in the...
Students Share Experiences Supporting iHRIS in Tanzania
Last year, the Tanzania Human Resource Capacity Project (THRP) began partnering with the University of Dar-es-Salaam - Computer Science Department to ensure support and sustainability of the country’s iHRIS Manage software implementation and other HRIS strengthening activities.. In the first year, eight seniors from the department worked with THRP to customize the system, work with the implementing partners, develop user manuals and training...