The Information Systems and Platforms for Health Unit (EIH/IS) is inviting submissions for Blog Posts Proposals from the academic (faculty, students, and researchers) and professional (public health or related workers) communities for the IS4H Innovation Blog.

The aim of this blog is to promote and facilitate the exchange of information and knowledge to the broader community of Public Health workers.

Example topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • Electronic Health Records
  • Vital Statistics
  • Data privacy
  • Digital Health and mobile health
  • Data and Information management
  • Public Health informatics
  • Norms and Standards
  • Interoperability

Blog Posts will be organized in two main areas: 1) After Action Reviews, and 2) Ideas for Development.

After Action Reviews should highlight lessons learned and good practices in project implementation that can be shared among people, institutions and countries, in topics relevant to Information Systems for Health.

Ideas for Development should highlight innovative proposals that can be turning into a solution that adds value to project implementation.

Blog posts will be limited to 300 words, content should be original, and should consider the following structure:

For After Action Reviews:

  • Project/initiative Title:
  • Leading Institution:
  • Country:
  • City:
  • Period of implementation:
  • A short answer to the following questions:
    • What was expected to happen?
    • What actually occurred?
    • What went well and why?
    • What can be improved and how?

For Ideas for Development:

  • Idea Title:
  • Description:
  • Suggested Leading Institution (Name or type):
  • Challenges:
  • Opportunities:

Submissions should be made only by email, addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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