Public Health Informatics: Designing for change - a developing country perspectiveDe (autor) Sundeep Sahay, T Sundararaman, Jørn Braa
en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – February 2017
Sundeep Sahay is professor in informatics at the University of Oslo since 1999. He is engaged in research and development in the area of Health Informatics and ICT4D, and has been engaged in research, education, policy, and practical system implementation activities in multiple countries in Africa and Asia. He has founded a NGO in India called HISP India (see hispindia.org) in 1999, to help provide technical support to Indian government, at the state and nationallevels, and continues to mentor it in an honorary role. He has conducted various assignments for WHO, FAO, GIZ, ADB and others spanning the domains of public health informatics, and food security and nutrition.Dr. T. Sundararaman is currently Professor and Dean of the School of Health Systems Studies, in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Earlier as director of the state health resource center of Chhattisgarh (2002 - 07) and then as executive director of the National Health Systems Resource Centre (2007-14), he was associated with designing and implementing a new generation of reforms associated with the National Rural Health Mission which aimed to strengthening public health systems. Heis also one of the founder members and leading activists of the Indian Peoples Health Movement which campaigns for health equity and health as a fundamental human right.Jørn Braa is professor in informatics at the University of Oslo. He is engaged in research and development in the area of Health Informatics and ICT4D, and he has since 1993 initiated and participated in a number of research and development projects in Africa and Asia. He initiated the Health Information System Program (HISP) in South Africa in 1994 and the DHIS2 open source software project in 2004. He has also participated in developing Masters Programs in Health Informatics inMozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, South Africa and Ethiopia. His current research agenda is to work with countries and the HISP network to develop good practices in implementing the DHIS2 platform as part of an integrated HIS architecture.