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Title: Utilization of health information for decision-making
Other Titles: report of the regional consultation, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 16-18 June 2008
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: The WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia developed a 10-point Regional Strategy for Strengthening Health Information Systems in Member Countries in 2006. WHO SEARO has since conducted three intercountry workshops to assist countries to streamline their national health information systems in accordance with regional strategies. The regional consultation on mortality statistics conducted in April 2007 focused on vital registration, and the Regional Workshop of Trainers on the International Classificatio of Disease (ICD) in September 2007 on the use of ICD-10 in morbidity and mortality coding in the Region. The third workshop conducted in Septeber 2007 addressed the issues of health statistics rep[orting. This Regional Consultation on Utilization of Halth Information for Decision-Making held at Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 16-18 June 2008 discussed five of the 10 stretegies in relation to utilization of information for decision-making and has made recommendations for Member countries as well as for the Regional Office.
Gov't Doc #: SEA-HSD-314
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