News: Ghana

Christian Health Association of Ghana Chooses iHRIS
The Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) has begun using the iHRIS software to improve management and support of over 13,500 health workers posted in its health facilities across the country. With 184 facilities primarily located in hard-to-reach locations—where half the population of Ghana lives—CHAG is a significant provider of health care in the country. According to Samuel Nugblega , CHAG’s technical adviser on leadership, governance...
Code-Bounty/Senior eHealth Fellow – Ministry of Health Ghana iHRIS Manage Customizations
Code-Bounty/Senior eHealth Fellow – Ministry of Health Ghana iHRIS Manage Customizations Background Capacity Plus , the USAID global flagship project for Human Resources for Health, has been globally supporting human resources information system (HRIS) strengthening. In Ghana, Capacity Plus is working with various stakeholders to support the establishment of a national HRIS focusing on the...
Carl Leitner Begins His Journey to the HIS Unconference in Ghana
I am waiting at the airport for my flight to Accra and I am very excited about the upcoming health information system (HIS) unconference hosted at the Kofi Annan Centre for Excellence - AITI with support from WAHO and HMN . While many participants will be from the ECOWAS member states, we also have some iHRIS developers from Botswana and Lesotho. My suitcase has been checked with two iHRIS Appliances, a host of books donated by O'Reilly , and...
Open Source and Global Health UnConference Focuses on Health Information Systems in West Africa
Open Source and Global Health UnConference Focuses on Health Information Systems in West Africa September 20–24, Accra, Ghana The West African Health Organization (WAHO), WHO, the University of Oslo, Health Metrics Network (HMN) and the IntraHealth International-led USAID-funded CapacityPlus project have joined forces to organize an “unconference” in Accra, Ghana, next week to strengthen health information systems capacity throughout West Africa...
Continuing to Support WAHO’s HRIS Strengthening Work
The HRIS Team continues to support the HRIS strengthening efforts of the West African Health Organization (WAHO). As we reported a few weeks ago, WAHO is currently piloting the iHRIS Manage software in the Northern Region of Ghana, one of the 15 countries the organization serves, to explore its ability to collate and analyze routine HRH data and to determine indicators for decision-making. The first phase of the pilot is underway at the Northern...