Monica Amuha

LMIS, Training and Grants coordinator
HISP Uganda

Monica Amuha is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Oslo and works with the Health Information Systems Program (HISP) Uganda to support the implementation of DHIS2 as an Education Management Information System (EMIS). Monica also worked as the LMIS, Training and Grants coordinator with HISP Uganda where she supported the implementation of DHIS2 as a logistics management information system (LMIS) in Uganda, coordinated in-country and regional DHIS2 academies, research trainings for Masters students and supported the HISP grants team in proposal development and soliciting for potential funding opportunities. She has over ten (10) years of experience supporting national, sub-national and facility levels in strengthening health information systems and supply chain logistics for improved service delivery. While working with USAID| Uganda Health Supply Chain Program, she provided technical assistance to the Ministry of Health; AIDS Control Program (ACP) and Pharmacy Division (PD) in coordination and implementation of DHIS2 as an LMIS, development and review of country procurement and supply chain management (PSM) plans for the Global Fund, national quantifications and procurement planning for key essential commodities. As Senior Technical Advisor in USAID RHITES-EC Project, she coordinated supply chain activities in over 450 health facilities in 11 districts in Uganda through working in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and District Health Offices. Her PhD research focuses on the implementation and documentation of the use of DHIS2 as a decentralized Education Management Information System (EMIS) in Uganda. During the DHIS2 2021 Symposium, Monica will present on how DHIS2 has been adopted to support education data management for routine planning, evidence based decision making and emergency planning and response in Uganda.

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