SIL-Asia, represented by its technical lead, Prof. Philip Christian Zuniga, provided technical expertise to the Health Information Strengthening meeting on 16 March 2018 at Hanoi, Viet Nam. The meeting was attended by representatives of the ministry, especially those from the Electronic Health Administration team.
Specifically, guidance was provided on enterprise architecture and data operations. In the meeting, the Ministry of Health elaborated enterprise architecture goals and planned the next steps. Data integration interface was also discussed as part of the task force support.
- Technical Support to Interoperability Evaluation of Ca Mau Commune
SIL-Asia, represented by its technical lead, Prof. Philip Christian Zuniga, shared its interoperability expertise and participated in the DHIS2 statistics piloting assessment of the Ca Mau Commune on 16 March 2018 in Ca Mau, Viet Nam. The evaluation aims to assess the status of the DHIS2 pilot implementation.
In a separate meeting at the site, Prof Zuniga and Mr Pham Thanh Dat, Enterprise Architecture Lead of the Viet Nam Ministry of Health discussed initial plans for the Viet Nam Interoperability Lab. The pressing needs identified are platform support for interoperability and testing for electronic health records.
SIL-Asia, with the support of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), committed to hosting a capacity-building workshop for the EHA to help them set-up their lab.
More information about SIL-Asia’s teaming with Viet Nam is available here.