AeHIN, CHSI, WHO hold eHealth Workshop


Qingdao, China --- Ten AeHIN members from six countries participated in the AeHIN-CHSI-WHO Workshop on eHealth held at the Qingdao International Convention Center on May 18, 2017. This was the international preconference component of the China Health Information Technology Exchange Conference for 2017.

The participants were welcomed by Dr. Meng Qun, Director of the Center for Health Statistics and Information. Dr. Jun Gao from WHO WPRO provided the regional perspective and updates. AeHIN Chair Dr Boonchai Kijsanayotin shared AeHIN's Mind the GAPS framework and current efforts of the network to build capacity for national eHealth development in the areas of Governance, Architecture, Program management, Standards and Interoperability.

Dr. Xu su from Shanghai Municipal government started sharing the practice of the reform of medical system based on DRGs and Big data in Shanghai. Then AeHIN member countries shared the current state of eHealth plan, practices and projects from Myanmar (Dr Aye Aye Sein), Viet Nam (Dr Tran Tung), Malaysia (Dr Nor Azhariah Noordin), and Cambodia (Dr Ly Vichea Ravouth).

The afternoon session was spent consolidating the best practice and lessons learned from each country. AeHIN aims to put all of these in the Fill the GAPS catalog to allow countries to access each other's resources for better knowledge exchange. Ms Kirthi Ramesh (ADB) and Prof Siaw Teng-Liaw (WHO CC for eHeslth) lent their perspectives in the discussion.

Slides available at https://aehin.hingx.org/Share/Details/3803

AeHIN GAPS Framework introduced at Global Health Council Workshop

Washington, DC -- AeHIN Executive Director Dr. Alvin Marcelo attended the workshop conducted by the Global Health Council titled "Using Technology to Advance Global Health" last May 12.

The workshop was held to examine the use of technology to advance global and national health priorities in low- and middle-income countries.

In one of the sessions, Dr. Marcelo shared the successes and challenges of AeHIN and its GAPS Framework.


Read the transcript of Dr. Marcelo's part here: https://aehin.hingx.org/Share/Details/3801


You can also watch the whole workshop below:

 

Digital Health AP and AeHIN 5th General Meeting

Presentation slides are now available at http://digitalhealthap.com #DigitalHealthAP

5th AeHIN General Meeting



We are pleased to inform you that AeHIN together with Ministry of Health and Sports, The Government of the Union of the Republic of Myanmar, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), and other development partners is organizing a Digital Health Conference and the 5th AeHIN General Meeting themed "Achieving the SDG's with ICT" from 06-10 March, 2017 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. 

The agenda, conference venue, pre-conference workshops, AeHIN business meeting and other details will follow in due course. Please mark your calendars and get ready to join us in Nay Pyi Taw.

MOH Vietnam hosts Convergence Workshop

MOH Vietnam delegates and AeHIN members pose for a photo at the Vietnam Convergence Workshop

Hanoi, Vietnam -- The Ministry of Health Vietnam hosted a convergence workshop last February 13 to 15, 2017. Initiated by the General Department for Preventive Medicine, the workshop was supported by the Ministry of Health-Information Technology Department and other health departments of the MOH. As in previous convergence workshops facilitated by AeHIN in Myanmar, Bhutan, Indonesia, participants appreciate the need to work together in order to manage the complex requirements of a comprehensive and effective national health information system. The Vietnam convergence workshop was made possible with support from WHO, ADB, UNICEF, and other partners.

R International 2017 Workshop

R International 2017 Workshop: Advanced R Programming Language for Data Analysis and Statistical Applications

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Division of Bioinformatics and Data Management for Research, Department of Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, in cooperation with Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore is proud to host the international workshop on “Advanced R Programing Language for Data analysis and Statistical Application (R2017)”, which will be held in January 17-19, 2017 at Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

The workshop offers advanced knowledge in R programing language for data analysis and statistical applications, including advanced commands and concepts in R to the participants. The topics cover an overview of multivariate regression (linear, log-linear, logistic, survival); multivariate data analysis (discriminant analysis, principal component analysis, cluster analysis); and Bayesian statistics and modeling, including Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC). The participants will receive the certificate upon their completion of the workshop.

The workshop brings together a distinguished group of keynote speakers that includes Assoc. Prof. Teo Yik Ying, Kiesha Prem, and Koh Wee Ming from Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, and Asst. Prof. Alex R Cook from Science division, Yale NUS College, National University of Singapore.

We are looking forward to this exciting workshop with participants from around the world and hope that the workshop will be fruitful and memorable for the participants.

For more details please visit the following link http://www.sirirajconference.com/conference/sm_index.php?sm_id=316&menu=15 or email to pornpen.nuc@mahidol.ac.th.

Preparations on way for Vietnam Convergence Workshop


Hanoi, Vietnam -- The Ministry of Health Vietnam General Department for Preventive Medicine (GDPM) hosted a team from AeHIN to discuss preparations for a Convergence meeting in the first quarter of 2017 last November 23.

The AeHIN team was composed of Dr. Alvin Marcelo, Jai Ganesh, Susann Roth, Rose Azcuna, and Honey Manzano. Together with them was Dr. Luong Chi Thanh from ADIt  and other officials who represented the MOH.

AeHIN facilitates convergence workshops intended to support MOH efforts to design and implement their national eHealth strategies. Convergence workshops tackle topics such as governance, enterprise architecture, standards and program management for successful eHealth in a county. Myanmar and Bhutan have already conducted their convergence workshops and.more countries are in the pipeline.

AeHIN members meet in Hanoi


Hanoi, Vietnam -- The Vietnam members of the Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN) met at the l'Opera Hilton last November 22, 2016. They renewed ties and discussed challenges and opportunities for eHealth in Vietnam. AeHIN members Alvin Marcelo (Philippines), Jai Ganesh (India), Susann Roth (ADB), Rose Azcuna (ADB), and Honey Manzano (ADB) shared recent development from convergence workshops in Myanmar and Bhutan.

Smart City Executive Workshop: Roadmap to Smart Cities in Hong Kong

AeHIN is supporting Smart City Consortium's upcoming executive workshop titled Roadmap to Smart Cities in Hong Kong to be held on November 23 at the VIP Hall, Phase 3, Hong Kong Science Park.

The concept of Smart City involves using ICT as a core consideration in urban planning and management. The goal of a Smart City is to enhance the quality of life enjoyed by all residents through using ICT to improve the efficiency of social services.

In this event, Dr. Clube Ng and Dr. Winne Tang of AeHIN will be representing the network.

For interested individuals, you may check their website at https://smartcity.org.hk

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THIS publishes Health Information Standards

Thai Health Information Standards Development Center (THIS) has published a report on eHealth in Thailand: Interoperability and Health Information Standards.

The report provides fundamental knowledge of health information standards and interoperability and reviews the development, adoption and use of health data standards in Thailand.

It also contain the development of semantic standard, namely, Thai Medicines Terminology (TMT) and adoption of Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC), which can supports administrative functions and also health information exchange for clinical and quality of care.

It is available online and can be downloaded in http://www.this.or.th/files/interopbook.pdf.


Contact Information


AeHIN Chair

Dr Boonchai Kijsanayotin
Health System Research Institute
National Health Building
88/39 Tiwanon 14 Road, 
Muang District
Nonthaburi, Thailand


AeHIN Executive Director

Dr Alvin Marcelo
Medical Informatics Unit
University of the Philippines Manila
547 Pedro Gil St., Ermita
Manila, Philippines


AeHIN Secretariat-Manila

Ms Kristin Chloe Pascual,
Ms Charisse Orjalo
 
National Telehealth Center National Institutes of Health University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines

@UPMTelehealth (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)

secretariat@aehin.org (email)

 

AeHIN Secretariat-Bangkok

Ms Win Min Thit
Health System Research Institute
National Health Building
88/39 Tiwanon 14 Road, 
Muang District
Nonthaburi, Thailand

secretariat@aehin.org (email)

 

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