News & Updates

IntraHealth invests in iHRIS and a full spectrum of digital solutions to support universal health access. Learn more about our progress through our news and updates.

iHRIS Qualify Live Demo Now Available
A demonstration version of iHRIS Qualify Version 2.0 has been made available on this website. To try iHRIS Qualify for yourself, click the green Demo button and log in with the username and password demo . The demonstration version contains sample data from the fictional country of Taifafeki, representing part of the nursing cadre for the country that is in pre-service training, registered to practice or licensed. Try running...
Stronger Data Lead to Better Decisions
One focus of our HRIS strengthening program is training decision makers how to use the data provided by their human resource information systems to make better decisions when planning their health workforce and creating human resource policy. In June, the HRIS Strengthening team helped organize and facilitate the first in a series of data for decision making workshops in Kampala, Uganda. The three-day workshop, "Using Data to Make Effective...
Initial Data-Driven Decision-Making Workshop Held
A key challenge facing human resources for health (HRH) practitioners and policy-makers is to contextualize HR data and information for more effective policy-making and practice. For this reason, the Capacity Project developed a three-day workshop on data-driven decision-making processes and introduced it in Uganda in June. More than 20 mid-level HR planners and managers from the ministries of health and education and the faith-based sector used...
Tanzania FBO and Partners Trained in Data Analysis
The Capacity Project trained 14 employees of the Christian Social Service Commission (CSSC) of Tanzania and its partners in data analysis skills to effectively use a census of CSSC health facilities. Completed with Project support, the census offers data on 11,000 staff in nearly 1,000 facilities. The training also served as a key step in establishing a comprehensive HR information system (HRIS) for CSSC, and will facilitate local ownership of...
iHRIS under GPLv3
With the iHRIS suite of software we decided from the start that it would be open source. There are many benefits to making a piece of software open source - and many more websites devoted to those reasons. Our main reason was people. We want to empower the people who use iHRIS to be able to do with it what they need to do, not what we allow them to do. With open source the users are given the source code with which they can fix it, modify it,...
Swaziland HR Information System stakeholders move forward
Continuous efforts to organize and convene the Swaziland HRIS stakeholder group finally paid off when members met in Mbabane this late May. The objective of the meeting was to develop relevant and appropriate policy questions that help to determine what HR data needs to be collected, the priority of these needs, and the reports that need to be run on the HRIS system to produce the answers. The top-priority policy questions agreed upon included...
Learn More About iHRIS Manage, Our HR Management System
iHRIS Manage is our first offering in our suite of human resource information systems. It is intended to be used by an organization to manage employee information, even across geographical locations and facilities. The system also enables an organization to deisgn and manage a comprehensive human resources strategy. Even though iHRIS Manage was built for organizations employing health workers, it can be effectively used by any type of employer...
Workshop: Using HR Data to Make Effective Decisions
The Capacity Project will be conducting a participatory skills workshop in Kampala, Uganda, on June 20 and 21. The workshop is intended for members of the Health Workforce Advisory Board and other human resource policy planners in Uganda. It will be facilitated by HRIS Strengthening team members Ummuro Adano, Pam McQuide and Dykki Settle, and will be the first activity conducted by the team in the area of strengthening data-driven decision...
Stakeholders Move Ahead With Swaziland HR Information Systems
The Capacity Project organized the Swaziland human resources information systems (HRIS) stakeholder group and convened its first meeting in Mbabane in May. The group developed policy questions to help determine what types of HR data need to be collected on health workers, the priority of these needs and the HRIS reports required to produce the answers. The top-priority policy questions agreed upon address issues related to deployment, the...
HR Data Collection Plan Moves Forward in Rwanda
In May, a Rwanda Ministry of Health-sponsored HR working group approved a Data Collection and Quality Plan presented by the Capacity Project. Implementation of the plan is the next step toward effectively using health workforce data recently made available using a customized version of the Project’s iHRIS Manage software. The plan addresses decentralization issues and makes recommendations on keeping data current, ensuring data quality and...

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