DHIS2 Fundamentals

Learn the building blocks of DHIS2 with our Fundamentals courses, offered free of charge through the DHIS2 Online Academy

    Overview

    DHIS2 Fundamentals is our series of self-paced online courses, offered free of charge, that will provide you with an introduction to DHIS2 principles and terminology, and help you gain an overall understanding of how DHIS2 can be used to collect and analyze aggregate and individual-level data through instructional video presentations, system demonstrations, short quizzes, and hands-on exercises and assignments.

    You will receive a certificate for successful completion of each DHIS2 Fundamentals course. Completion of DHIS2 Fundamentals courses is a requirement for registration to many of our Level 1 and Level 2 DHIS2 Academies.

    Our current Fundamentals training courses are described below. To register and start your DHIS2 training journey, go to our Online Academy webpage, or click the links below.

    CourseFormatLanguageLengthRegistration
    DHIS2 FundamentalsOnline, self-pacedEnglish20 hours (approximate)Register
    DHIS2 Events FundamentalsOnline, self-pacedEnglish25 hours (approximate)Register
    Les Fondamentaux de DHIS2 ÉvénementsEn ligne, à votre rythmeFrançais25 heuresInscriptions

    DHIS2 Fundamentals

    This course is the first in our online Fundamentals curriculum. It provides an overall understanding of DHIS2 and basic related concepts, including DHIS2 history and terminology, aggregate and individual-level data models, and example use cases. DHIS2 Fundamentals introduces three basic building blocks of DHIS2: Data Analysis, Customization, and Tracker, and provides hands-on experiences in analyzing and configuring collection of data within the DHIS2 system.

    DHIS2 Fundamentals is a completely online, self-paced course that should take you approximately 20 hours to complete. By successfully completing this course, you will:

    • Gain a working knowledge of DHIS2 principles and terminology, with an overall understanding of how DHIS2 can be used to collect and analyze aggregate and individual based data
    • Gain a broad understanding of how DHIS2 can be used to meet multiple health information system requirements
    • Obtain a DHIS2 Fundamentals certificate
    • Qualify to continue your DHIS2 training with additional Fundamentals or Level 1 Academies

    Register to begin the DHIS2 Fundamentals training course

    DHIS2 Events Fundamentals

    This course builds upon the concepts introduced in the DHIS2 Fundamentals course. It focuses on learning about individual-level (or case-based) data using the event model in DHIS2. The course curriculum covers the following: Using individual data in DHIS2, specifically with Event programs; gaining hands-on experience in analyzing Event program data and configuring Event program data collection; introduction to DHIS2 Tracker (longitudinal case-based data) program topics in preparation for the Tracker Level 1 Academy.

    DHIS2 Events Fundamentals is a completely online, self-paced course that should take you approximately 25 hours to complete. By successfully completing this course, you will:

    • Learn about the Event data model in DHIS2, including how Event data can be collected
    • Gain an understanding of Event programs analytics applications by designing tables, data visualizations and maps
    • Become familiar with the process of customizing Event programs and demonstrate this understanding by creating an event program
    • Be introduced to Tracker programs and learn how they differ from Event programs
    • Obtain a DHIS2 Events Fundamentals certificate
    • Qualify to continue your DHIS2 training with additional Fundamentals or Level 1 Academies

    Prerequisite: Enrollment in this course requires successful completion of the DHIS2 Fundamentals course, or equivalent prior experience with DHIS2.

    Register to begin the DHIS2 Events Fundamentals training course