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DHIS2 In Action

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    Overview: Explore DHIS2 in Action

    DHIS2 is an open source, web-based software platform for data collection, management, and analysis. Today, DHIS2 is the world’s largest Health Information Management System (HMIS) platform, in use by ministries of health in 80 low and middle-income countries. 3.2 billion people (40% of the world’s population) live in countries where DHIS2 is used. With the inclusion of NGO-based programs, DHIS2 is in use in more than 100 countries.

    The interactive map at the top of this page shows where DHIS2 is used around the world, both in the health sector and beyond. Click on the items in the map sidebar to see the geographical scope of different DHIS2 implementations, and click on the ⓘ symbol in select countries for more information about their use of DHIS2.

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    Common Use Cases for DHIS2

    DHIS2 is a flexible platform that is used in a variety of ways around the world. Click on the links below to learn more about some of the most common use cases for DHIS2.


    DHIS2 is most widely used as an integrated health information platform, facilitating holistic data management across programs to provide decision makers at all levels with the right data, at the right time, to make the right decisions.

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    Disease Surveillance

    DHIS2 is widely used as an integrated electronic platform to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease threats. Features and tools developed with WHO, CDC, implementing countries and subject matter experts are available to strengthen national and regional systems

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    Climate & Health

    Countries can build on DHIS2’s already flexible design to incorporate climate services and help break health and climate data out of silos to facilitate combined analysis and strengthen climate-resilient health systems.

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    Logistics & Supply Chain

    DHIS2 provides a simple and user-friendly application for managing stocks and equipment at the facility or community level that can be seamlessly integrated with full-scale, upstream national logistics management information systems (LMIS)

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    DHIS2 for Education allows countries to take advantage of DHIS2’s built-in tools and regional capacity to facilitate data use for improvement in learning outcomes and equitable access to education.

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    DHIS2 Impact Stories

    Read stories from the field that show the impact of DHIS2 in the real world. You can find additional examples on our Impact Stories page.

    Video Highlights

    Watch our videos to learn more about how DHIS2 makes an impact around the world. You can find more videos on the DHIS2 YouTube channel.

    Ethiopia: Experiences with DHIS2

    Northwest Syria: Experiences with DHIS2

    Uganda: Experiences with DHIS2

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    DHIS2 is active on social media, especially LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter/X. Check out our Facebook feed here to see what is happening with us, and follow us on those platforms for the latest updates, including photos, news articles, and stories from the global DHIS2 community. You can also visit our News & Events page to learn more about recent an upcoming events, and sign up for our newsletter to receive updates from us by email.

    Join the conversation on the DHIS2 Community of Practice

    For more in-depth discussions of DHIS2 implementations, question answer sessions with DHIS2 experts, and technical support, visit the DHIS2 Community of Practice.