Health information system which is being used by 47 countries across world.

HISP (Health Information Systems Programme) is a global south-south-north collaborative network aiming to improve health care in developing countries through research on and implementation of Health Information Systems. Coordinated by the Global Infrastructures Research Group at Department of Informatics of the University of Oslo, the network has since 1994 been involved in many countries in the "Global South". At the core of the programme is the development of the open source DHIS software and the use of this application to strengthen country health information systems. The DHIS 2 software is used in more than 45 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the South Pacific, and countries that have adopted DHIS 2 as their nation-wide HIS software include Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Liberia, and Bangladesh. A rapidly increasing number of countries and organizations are starting up new deployments. We are involved in multi-disciplinary research with a focus on action-research with 7 professors, about 35 active PhD students, many masters students and many software developers from different implementing organizations worldwide. The focus for the Summer of Code is the development of DHIS2.

We work so that low-resources in poor & middle-income countries are available at the right places, at the right time and information from different programs, information systems can be brought together for better management

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  • java
  • android
  • javascript
  • reactjs
  • gradle


  • mobile
  • data processing
  • gis
  • e-health
  • global health and development
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Health Information Systems Programme 2016 Projects

  • Chathura
    DHIS - Tracker longitudinal Charting
    DHIS is one of the most popular open source health management information system/framework used by over 47 countries in the world including Sri...
  • Dehan de Croos
    Partial rendering of front-end, ReactJS based applications on JVM by using Nashorn engine
    Web Sites have evolved a lot from static mundane texts to interactive ajax based web sites and today’s Single Page Applications which provides user...
  • Prempal Singh
    Re-implement DHIS2 android data capture applications to use shared database
    Currently all DHIS2 android apps (data capture, event capture, tracker capture, dashboard) are using their own sandboxed databases. In most...
  • Laavanye Bahl
    Re-implementing DHIS Dashboard App
    The various DHIS apps have different implementations. So, a general SDK had been developed which could be used for uniform development. The aim is to...
  • adhbh
    User Profile App using ReactJs
    User Profile App using ReactJS As a part of modernising the architecture of DHIS 2, we are in the process of rewriting server based system...
  • Shivee
    Web App for quick entry of test data in DHIS2 tracker
    The DHIS2 Tracker is a module for tracking entities across time and space through the context of a program, through several different stages within...