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.

Africa Health Workforce Observatory Report
The Africa Health Workforce Observatory meeting was co-hosted by the Capacity Project, East, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA) Health Community, World Bank and World Health Organization . Held September 26-29, 2006, at the ECSA headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania, the meeting focused on developing mechanisms to create up-to-date and reliable information that enables evidence-based decision making for HRH. Participants from 14 African countries...
HRIS Strengthening in Namibia
Pam McQuide and Paul Ruwoldt presented Capacity’s HRIS Strengthening methodology and solution to the Namibia Ministry of Health and Social Services (MOHSS) August 24th. Representatives from the Office of the Prime Minister, CDC, MSH, I-TECH, and the USAID/Namibia Mission attended the session. Participants expressed a high level of interest in the presentation and agreed the MOHSS needed the type of functionality and integration provided by...
ECSACON HRIS Meeting
Dr. Pamela McQuide gave a presentation on the Human Resources Information System at the Eastern Central and Southern African Colleges of Nursing (ECSACON) meeting in Kampala, Uganda August 13th-16th. Nurses from all fourteen ECSA countries and neighboring countries such as Rwanda, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and S. Sudan attended the conference. The Chief Nursing Scientist, Dr. Jean Yan from WHO Geneva and her counterpart from WHO/AFRO, Margaret Phiri...
Rwanda HRIS Deployment
A Capacity Project IT team (Matthew McMichaels, Vanessa Spann and Luke Duncan) installed the first field-deployed HRIS server in the Rwanda Ministry of Health. Matthew trained MOH HRIS staff (Gilbert Uwayezu, seconded from the Capacity Project to the MOH) in the use and support of the server. This means that the MOH is not reliant on the Project information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure for hosting and managing their HRIS.
HRIS Collaboration and Global Partnering
Dykki Settle, Dr. Pamela McQuide and Dr. Jim McCaffery met with key stakeholders from WHO (HMN), PAHO and the World Bank on May 24 and 25 in Washington, DC, to discuss future areas of collaboration around Human Resources Information Systems. After an overview by each organization of their HRIS activities, the group was pleased to discover numerous areas for potential collaboration and synergy and felt that the meeting was opportunely timed...
HRIS Strengthening Presentation
Leaders of the HRIS Strengthening technical leadership area presented the Project’s work in this area to a USAID audience on May 3. The presentation illustrated the importance of improved HR data for service delivery by sharing experiences in improving the HRIS in Uganda to date. The Project’s approach includes fostering collaboration among stakeholders and leadership for the information system, ensuring the system responds to country priorities...
Linking HRIS with HMIS
Paul Kiwanuka-Mukiibi, Capacity Project Country Coordinator for Uganda, demonstrated the Uganda Human Resources Information System (HRIS) at USAID ’s HMIS meeting in Maputo, Mozambique. The Capacity Project is exploring avenues for ensuring that our HRIS efforts are coordinated with on-going (broader) health information systems work led by USAID or other donors, such as World Bank. It is important that HR information be closely linked with more...

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