|Health Information Systems Workshop - Belize - August 2009|
Health Information System Workshop - August 2009
A comprehensive and integrated health information system provides a space to consolidating fragmented pieces or sub-systems, improving country From August 17-19, 2009, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Belize, the Health Metrics Network, and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States organized the workshop “Belize Health Information System: Lessons Learned to Strengthen National Health Information Systems in Barbados, Eastern Caribbean Countries, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago”.
The purpose of the workshop was to share experiences and lessons learned relative to the design and implementation of the BHIS with Barbados, Eastern Caribbean Countries, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago in order to strengthen partnerships and networking among participant countries. Approximately 55 participants attended the workshop with representation from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts-Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Health Metrics Network, the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, PAHO/WHO, and Accesstec Inc. Those invited to participate in the workshop demonstrated the recognition by Governments that regional collaboration is key to effective strengthening of national health information systems.
Below is a copy of the report and its appendices:
Appendix 3- Country Presentations: