HIS Strategy in Kenya Dr B M OSUMBA, MPH Ag, HEAD. HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM
Agenda <ul><li>Where are we coming from? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where are we at now? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is...
Situation analysis that informed the priorities in strategy <ul><li>Technical determinants </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate an...
Situation analysis that informed the priorities in strategy <ul><li>Organizational determinants </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of ...
Situation analysis that informed the priorities in strategy <ul><li>Behavioral determinant </li></ul><ul><li>Low staff mor...
Where are we at now? <ul><li>Developed and are implementing a HIS policy and 5 year strategic plan </li></ul>
Strategy Objectives <ul><li>To improve data management  </li></ul><ul><li>To improve and link Vital Registration System </...
On-going and Planned HIS Strengthening Activities <ul><li>Master Health Facility List – Web based software. </li></ul><ul>...
What is our Vision Provincial and District  Health Management Teams National MOH and Authorized Partners INTERNET
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HIS Strategy in Kenya

  1. 1. HIS Strategy in Kenya Dr B M OSUMBA, MPH Ag, HEAD. HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Where are we coming from? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where are we at now? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is our Vision </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Situation analysis that informed the priorities in strategy <ul><li>Technical determinants </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate and/or incomplete data. </li></ul><ul><li>Weak communication and feedback mechanisms. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited ICT infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Presence of many data collection systems with poor coordination. </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplicity of databases with lack of integration of data at all levels. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Situation analysis that informed the priorities in strategy <ul><li>Organizational determinants </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of HIS policy and legal framework. </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate human resource number and skill mix. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited training opportunities for HIS staff. </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate support supervision. </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate working and storage space. </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate finances to support HIS activities. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Situation analysis that informed the priorities in strategy <ul><li>Behavioral determinant </li></ul><ul><li>Low staff morale. </li></ul><ul><li>Limited value to data and information </li></ul>
  6. 6. Where are we at now? <ul><li>Developed and are implementing a HIS policy and 5 year strategic plan </li></ul>
  7. 7. Strategy Objectives <ul><li>To improve data management </li></ul><ul><li>To improve and link Vital Registration System </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance capacity of HIS staff </li></ul><ul><li>Improve on use of resources for sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Improve monitoring, feedback, reporting, supervision and data audits </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance governance partnership collaboration and coordination. </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthening use and application of Information Communication Technology in data management </li></ul>
  8. 8. On-going and Planned HIS Strengthening Activities <ul><li>Master Health Facility List – Web based software. </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition of District Health information management software. </li></ul><ul><li>Development of a Hospital Electronic Medical records software. </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity building of HIS staff on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data collection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data analysis and presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data quality audit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information dissemination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review and harmonization of indicators for sector M&E </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Revisit relevance of indicator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Review/revise definition of indicators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agree on the program and sector routine indicators </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What is our Vision Provincial and District Health Management Teams National MOH and Authorized Partners INTERNET
  10. 10. Thank you

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