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Data Informed Platform for Health – training handbook

published 10 February 2020

This training handbook aims to provide knowledge, skills and tools for improved health decision-making at the district level utilising the available data.

It also elaborates on the operationalisation and cyclical implementation of the Data-Informed Platform for Health at the district level.

The target audience for this handbook are district health officers, both in administrative and managerial roles within the health systems.

Part A of the handbook covers the four core skills of decision-making, stakeholder engagement, data use and monitoring health systems performance. Part B, provides in introduction to the DIPH strategy, steps in a DIPH cycle, roles and responsibilities, DIPH operationalisation and form filling guides.

The handbook also contains learning activities including simulation exercises, to provide participants with an opportunity to practice and review the information and tools presented during the course.