AGENDA DETAIL

BIF: the Essentials

Target audience

This is a great session for DHIS2 users who are interested in speeding up their DHIS2 configuration, and learning how the BIF application can be used for metadata bulk import. Basic familiarity with the DHIS2 data model and configuration is essential. The target audience for this course includes, but are not limited to, DHIS2 system administrators, program managers, and staff supporting the configuration of DHIS2. 

Key skills you will gain
  • Better understanding of time-saving system configuration tools 
  • Experience using the BIF app and mass importing into DHIS2
Course description

This Bootcamp shows users how to use BAO System’s BIF app to speed up the configuration of any DHIS2 instance by mass importing metadata. This time-saving app is free to download through the DHIS2 app store. In this Bootcamp, you will learn how to use the BIF app to import files, like Excel and CSV, to create objects in DHIS2 and save time on manual configuration through the user interface. Experienced DHIS2 trainers will demonstrate the features and benefits of the BIF app, and give you practical experience to apply to your own DHIS2 instance and support your organization at a higher level. 

This Bootcamp will cover important BIF topics including: 

  • DHIS2 configuration
  • Mass import metadata
  • Help text and templates in the BIF application
  • Import results and log to troubleshoot
Training highlight

Learn how to use BAO System’s BIF app to speed up the configuration of your DHIS2 instance by mass importing metadata.

Explore sessions

SEPTEMBER 28 - 29 I VIRTUAL

Day 1
12:00 am
1:12 am
Sep 28, 2021
Day 1

Day 1
8:00 am
10:00 am
Digital Doors Open
Digital Doors Open
Participants receive access to Hopin and can browse the venue and schedule, visit expo booths, network, etc.

Day 1
10:05 am
10:15 am
Main Stage
Welcome Remarks
Welcome Remarks
Message from the organizers.

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Day 1
12:00 am
1:12 am
Sep 28, 2021
Day 1

Day 1
8:00 am
10:00 am
Digital Doors Open
Digital Doors Open

Participants receive access to Hopin and can browse the venue and schedule, visit expo booths, network, etc.

Day 1
10:05 am
10:15 am
Main Stage
Welcome Remarks
Welcome Remarks

Message from the organizers.

Day 1
10:15 am
11:00 pm
Plenary session
DHIS2 for Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery

Day 1
11:00 am
11:15 am
Break
Break

Day 1
11:15 am
12:00 pm
Main Stage
Spotlight session
Biometrics and DHIS2: Reaching Every Patient

Day 1
11:15 am
12:00 pm
Spotlight session
DHIS2 for Routine Education Data Management and Emergency Response: Uganda Use Cases

Day 1
12:00 pm
12:15 pm
Break
Break

Day 1
12:15 pm
1:00 pm
Spotlight session
Securing DHIS2

Day 1
12:15 pm
1:00 pm
Spotlight session
Improving Routine Data & Clinical Quality with DHIS2

Day 1
1:00 pm
1:30 pm
Break
Break

Day 1
1:30 pm
2:30 pm
Main Stage
Panel
DHIS2 for Donors

While donors have long supported the use of DHIS2 for projects and implementing partners, more and more donors have adopted DHIS2 as an internal reporting system. In this panel, we’ll bring a group of donor representatives together to discuss how DHIS2 adoption has supported their internal data management needs. We’ll also touch on how this adoption has helped to better align with Government and implementing partners.

Day 1
2:30 pm
3:15 pm
Spotlight session
Wanda: Assessing User Satisfaction on Using a DHIS2 Android Based Data Management System in Low Resource Settings

Day 1
2:30 pm
3:15 pm
Spotlight session
Global Alignment Across DHIS2-based Systems for Integrated Vector Control Data Use

Day 1
3:15 pm
3:30 pm
Break
Break

Day 1
3:30 pm
4:15 pm
Spotlight session
Next Gen DHIS2 Hosting

Day 1
3:30 pm
4:15 pm
Spotlight session
The Many Ways to Slice a (Juicy Historical Data) Pie: Exploring and Comparing 4 Tools to Import Historical Data

Day 2
12:00 am
1:00 am
Sep 29, 2021
Day 2

Day 2
10:15 am
10:30 am
Main Stage
Welcome Day 2 and Kahoot
Welcome Day 2 and Kahoot

Welcome message.

Day 2
10:30 am
11:30 am
Main Stage
Day 2
11:30 am
11:45 am
Break
Break

Day 2
11:45 am
12:45 pm
Main Stage
Panel
Augmenting DHIS2 with Commercial Software

DHIS2 as an open-source product has had incredible success across the development sector. However, no one software can be everything for everyone. In this panel, we’ll look at three different use cases to show how various organizations have augmented open-source DHIS2 with a commercial software, and why this approach can provide best in class solutions for a variety of use cases.

Day 2
12:45 pm
1:15 pm
Break
Break

Day 2
1:15 pm
2:00 pm
Spotlight session
Using DHIS2 as a National NTD Database to Extend Routine Data Collected by HMIS

Day 2
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Virtual Expo
Virtual Expo

Day 2
3:00 pm
3:15 pm
Networking
Networking

Hopin

Day 2
3:15 pm
4:00 pm
Spotlight session
Using a Collaborative Action Model to Ensure Data-driven Decision Making in Haiti

Day 2
3:15 pm
4:00 pm
Spotlight session
Development and Rollout of a Standardized DHIS2 Tracker Metadata Package for HIV Programs

Day 2
4:00 pm
4:15 pm
Closing Remarks
Closing Remarks