Déploiement de DHIS2 dans l’Etat du Borno (Nigéria)

The initiative consists of deploying DHIS2 (District Health Information Software 2) in the areas of intervention of ALIMA in the State of Borno (Nigeria), and strengthening the country’s health information systems by improving the collection, centralization, quality and analysis of health data while involving the Ministry of Health

Project start date : 01/04/2019

Beneficiary country : Nigeria

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Nutrition
  • Malaria/paludism
  • Infectious diseases
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Vaccination

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)
  • Intergovernmental or international agency

Area where the project is utilised

  • Provincial/regional (in one region of a single country)

Economic model(s)

  • Subsidies

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Sick people
  • Pregnant women
  • Children - adolescents (ages 6-18)
  • Young children (0-5 years)

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Tablet
  • Computer
  • Connected objects

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

ALIMA / The Alliance for International Medical Action

ALIMA is a medical humanitarian organization created in 2009. It brings together the medical expertise of international humanitarian staff with that of national medical NGOs and global research institutes to provide quality medical aid to the most vulnerable people and to conduct research projects that will improve humanitarian medicine. ALIMA has expertise in the field of Malnutrition, Maternal Health, Primary Health, Paediatrics, Malaria, Epidemics (Ebola, Cholera, Measles, Dengue), Hospitalization, Emergencies. Its anchorage in the Sahel region gives it a good knowledge of the specificities and challenges of this geographical area.
Since its creation in 2009, ALIMA has treated 2.6 million patients, conducted 56 programs in 13 countries and launched 10 operational research projects on malnutrition, malaria, the Ebola virus and surgery during natural disasters. All of these activities are carried out in support of national health authorities through more than 320 health structures (hospitals and health facilities).

Sector : Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)

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Open source


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Independent evaluation

Yes, auto-evaluated or evaluated by a related organization


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