AeHIN Launch Workshop



AeHIN was formally launched 7-10 August 2012 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand among nearly 90 eHealth and health information systems (HIS) professionals from 19 countries in South and Southeast Asia plus development partners and institutions.  A 4-day workshop addressed identifying common issues and challenges and addressing priorities and next steps to promote better ways to use peer-to-peer assistance, knowledge learning and sharing, and improving communications among members. 

Click on each day of the schedule to access the detailed agenda and 



Day 3: Thursday, August 9, Learning by Doing


  • Institutional Readiness and Leadership-John Novak, United States Agency for International Development
  • National Health Identification- Tom Hutton, US Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Asia eHealth Information Network: Tools for Interoperability- Alvin Marcelo, PhilHealth Insurance Corporation- Philippines


  • HIS Strengthening and Action Planning-John Novak, United States Agency for International Development
  • Philippines:Impact and Lessons Learned in Strengthening HIS-Jovita Aragona, Information Technology Officer III, Department of Health, Philippines
  • Philippines: Impact and Lessons Learned in Strengtheing HIS 2 Stories of Alliance Building PHIN and ICT4H-Portia Fernandez-Marcelo, Director, National Telehealth Center, Philippines
  • Integration and Interoperability : DHIS2 Experience- Knut Staring, University of Oslo

    DAY 1

    August 7, 2012

    AeHIN as an enabler for change and better health outcomes



    DAY 2

    August 8, 2012

    Effective Planning » Priority Actions » Expected Results



    DAY 3

    August 9, 2012

    Learning by Doing



    DAY 4

    August 10, 2012

    Moving Forward Making a Difference