Participant information

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The attached pages provide helpful information to prepare you for your travel to Eldoret for the HELINA Conference.

Please read the information in this document carefully.

Should you have any questions or concerns about your participation, please contact Dr. Davies Kimanga (, Telephone +254-722-218-088)

We’ll see you soon in Eldoret!

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Conference Program


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Preconference meetings and workshops

Saturday 05 October 2013

09:00 – 14:00 Meeting/Workshop “standardization of health extraction indicators and interoperability of open-source/free health information systems used in African”

A use case to be discussed at this meeting is posted on the conference website. The main goal is the development and implementation of a common Health Indicator Reporting Protocol for a secondary use of DHIS/EMR/EPR/EHR: export data to national health data warehouse.

The use of SDMX-HD schema coming from WHO is suggested and following that schema, the EMR/EPR/DHIS/EHR create reports (HL7, JSON, REST, etc.) that they submit to the national health data warehouse. From this national data warehouse, SDMX-HD-compliant reports are submitted to WHO.   

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