Summary of the Workshop:

Title Workshop on Strengthening Divisional HMIS, 2nd round 2017
Key Objective Capacity Building of health managers and other relevant personnel on DHIS2 and the use of data.
Date and time July 23, 2017; 9.00am – 4.30pm
Venue School Health Clinic Conference Room, Khulna
Participants Civil surgeon from all district of Khulna division, Superintendent from district hospitals, MOCS from all CS office , Statistical Asst. from all CS office and 150 bed hospital, RMO from Sadar hospital
Total participants 58
Total Facilitators 5
Organized by MIS, DGHS
Supported By Strengthening Health Applying Research Evidence. (SHARE) project, EU funded

Project, HSPSD, icddr,b, UNICEF, HISP Banglades

Description of activities:

The daylong HMIS workshop was started with registration and inaugural session. The inaugural session was chaired by Dr. Md. Raushan Anwar, Director Health, Khulna Division. Then Dr. Abdus Salam, Chief MIS, DGHS presented the agenda of the meeting. After that Mr. Osi Mong, HMIS Consultant, UNICEF presented the Overall HMIS situation of Division (Reporting, health indicators). Mr. Sukhendu Shekhar Roy, System Analyst presented some current issues of MIS, DGHS like improving the DLI indicators. He also said that overall internet issues in the field will be solved soon. After that, all district managers along with statistician presented their dashboard using DHIS2 and interpreted data. At the end of the workshop Mr. Mohammad Saiful Islam, Senior Programmer, icddr,b presented and oriented on DHIS2 e-learning course. In that session, most of the users have been registered on the course and came to know how to appear in the quiz and final exam and how to get the certificate on this course. Dr. Iqbal Anwar, project director and scientist, icddr,b was present in the workshop and provide his valuable feedback throughout the session.

Scheduled sessions were conducted by respective facilitators as follow:

Sl No. Topic Facilitators


Inauguration Dr. Md. Raushan Anwar, Director Health, Khulna Division
2. Objective of the workshop Dr. Abdus Salam, Chief MIS, DGHS
3. Overall HMIS situation of Division (Reporting, health indicators)- Online Presentation Osi Mong, HMIS Consultant at UNICEF
4. Actions taken by the Divisional Health Office to improve HMIS situation- PPT Md. Zobayer Hossain,  Assistant Chief, Khulna Division
5. Current issues of MIS, DGHS Sukhendu Shekhar Roy, System Analyst, MIS, DGHS
6. Online Presentation using DHIS2 dashboard – Bagerhat, Chuadanga, Jhenaidah, Khulna, Kushtia, Magura,  Jessore, Meherpur, Narail, Satkhira Civil Surgeon and Statistician
7. Orientation of  DHIS2 e-learning course Mohammad Saiful Islam, icddr,b
8. Action and recommendation for the next workshop Civil Surgeon
9. Closing Dr. Md. Raushan Anwar, Director Health, Khulna Division