1. Programme-at-a-glance #DigitalHealthAP
  • March 6, 2017: Arrival of guests and pre-conference workshop
  • March 7, 2017: Pre-conference workshops
  • March 8, 2017: Day 1 of Main Conference
  • March 9, 2017: Day 2 of Main Conference
  • March 10, 2017:  Site Visits

March 6, 2017: Arrival of guests

MORNING: Interoperability team demo preparations

AFTERNOON (130pm-5pm)

Theraphi Villa State Meeting Room 2: AeHIN All-Partners Summit  – Community of Interoperability Labs (Joint Learning Network, Pacific Health Information Network, African Network for Digital Health, DHARC, AeHIN GIS Lab, UP Manila, THIS, Malaysia Health Information Centre, Mohawk College, DHIS2, SNOMED, CamLab, Jembi, OpenHIE, OpenMRS, Tableau, Esri, Apelon, African Centre for eHealth Excellence, Routine Health Information Systems, etc.)

Facilitators: Jai Ganesh, Derek Ritz, Alvin Marcelo

March 7, 2017: Pre-conference workshops

MORNING (0830-1200)

State Meeting Room 2 (Villa 2): Routine Health Information Systems (RHIS) Workshop (AeHIN, USAID Measure Evaluation Project)

    Facilitator: Theo Lippeveld, Tariq Azim, Hemali Kulatilaka

State Meeting Room 3 (Villa 3): Terminology Standards and Services (HIC Malaysia, IHTSDO, THIS, Apelon)

Facilitator: Dr Boonchai Kijsanayotin, Raymond Sarmiento, Md. Khadzir Bin Sheikh Ahmad, Liara Tutina, John Carter


State Meeting Room 4 (Villa 3): OpenHIE Deep Dive Workshop (OpenHIE Consortium, UNICEF, MPI Myanmar team. Thoughtworks, David Hagan, Steven Uggowitzer, REACH)

   Facilitators: Paul Biondich (lead), Shaun Grannis, Duane Bender, Justin Fyfe, Karl Brown, Steven Uggowitzer, David Hagan



AFTERNOON (1330-1700)

(Villa 2 State Meeting Room 2): Developing an Investment Plan for the National Health Information System using the AeHIN Costing Tool

Facilitator: Derek Ritz, Susann Roth, Lori Thorell

(Villa 3 State Meeting Room 4): GIS Country level experiences, challenges and needs  (AeHIN GIS Lab)

    Facilitators: Steeve Ebener, Izay Pantanilla

(Villa 3 State Meeting Room 3): Joint Learning Network Pre-conference Workshop and DHIS2

Facilitators: Caren Althauser and Sundeep Sahay

1700-1800:  (Villa 3 State Meeting Room 4) – Side meeting: ADB Informal Country Delegation

March 8, 2017: Day 1 of Main Conference (Villa 2)

08:00    Registration

08:30    Conference Overview

  • Boonchai Kijsanayotin, Chair, Asia eHealth Information Network (AeHIN)

08:45    Welcome Remarks

09:05    Introduction to the Keynote speaker

  • Alvin Marcelo       

 Keynote Address (Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar)

  • H.E. Dr Myint Htwe

09:20   The Importance of Governance for Successful National Health Information Systems Development

  • Honourable Dr Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health, Sri Lanka

 09:35  Call to Action: The ASEAN Shared eHealth Agenda (Preparing for 2030: Achieving the Post-2015 Development Agenda with Digital Health )

             Moderator:  Vajira Dissanayake, Health Informatics Society of Sri Lanka

09:50    Introduction of programme and participants 

              Jost Wagner, Lead Facilitator

10:10     Group picture

10:20     Networking coffee break

10:45    Short introduction to AeHIN 

10:55   Breakout sessions: Multi-sector Convergence in Support of Digital Health   

             Participants are broken up into sectors (technology, health programs, decision-makers/investment planning) to discuss their experiences working with digital health)

Breakout 1: Laying the Foundations for Digital Health

Facilitator: CP Wong, AeHIN + Lori Thorell, UNICEF  —  Villa 2 State Meeting Room 2

Resource persons:

Breakout 2: Leave No One Behind

Facilitator: Siaw-Teng Liaw, WHO-CC eHealth + Mark Landry, WHO —  Villa 3 State Meeting Room 3

Resource persons:

Breakout 3: Investing in Digital Health

Facilitator: Fazilah Shaik Allaudin, AeHIN + Susann Roth, ADB —  Villa 3 State Meeting Room 4 

Resource persons:

1300     Lunch

14:15    The Digital Health Marketplace (Villa 2 Grand Ballroom 1) (see list here)

1600    Coffee break

1615 – 1715: Informal continuation of the marketplace & Side meetings (Villa 2 Grand Ballroom 1)

    • Regional Enterprise Architecture Council for Health [REACH]
    • AeHIN Research Group
    • Routine Health Information Systems [RHIS]
    • AeHIN GIS Lab
    • Pacific Health Information Network and African Network for Digital Health
    • eRegistries [NIPH, WHO, and JHU-GMI]
    • DHIS2 Implementing AeHIN Countries
    • Developing an Open Source Health Insurance Management Information System (HIMIS)

17:15    End of Day Wrap Up

17:30   ADB Informal Country Delegation Meeting — continued (Villa 2 State Meeting Room 2)

19:00    Networking Reception hosted by MOHS Myanmar

March 9, 2017: Day 2 of Main Conference (Villa 2)

0530    1st AeHIN Fun Walk-Run 1/3/5 kms – meeting point in front of Villa 1 

Boonchai Kijsanayotin and Mark Landry

08:30     Recap of Day 1 (Jai Ganesh/Keisuke Taketani) and RECAP of parallel sessions

08:45     Interoperability Demo – Participants will play the role of ordinary citizens while the demonstrators will show how data that is securely shared can contribute to the national health information system (Donna Medeiros, PATH/Duane Bender, MOHAWK/Jai Ganesh, AeHIN/Debra Jackson, UNICEF)

10:15    Break

10:45: Demo Buzz: A talk show with representatives from various sectors sharing their insights about the demo

Talk show host: Donna Medeiros, PATH

12:30    Lunch

13:30    Mind the G-A-P-S, Fill the G-A-P-S (venues to be announced)

  • Group Governance (G): decision-makers, policy-makers and health program managers (health, finance, health insurance, etc)
  • Group Architecture (A): analysts and informaticians 
  • Group Program Management (P): IT and engineering  
  • Group Standards and Interoperability (S): policy and informaticians

15:30    Break

16:00    AeHIN Business Meeting and Way of Proceeding (Roadmap 2017-2020) Drs Boonchai Kijsanayotin and Alvin Marcelo    

17:00    Wrap-up    (AeHIN, WHO, ADB, UNICEF, WB, USAID)

              Closing remarks (Myanmar MOHS)

17:30    Side Meetings: AeHIN Regional Enterprise Architecture Council for Health Meeting, AeHIN Community of Interoperability Labs, AeHIN Research Interest Group, DHIS2

March 10, 2017:  Site Visits

830-1630 National eHealth  Consultation on Master Person Index planning with all key stakeholders – MOHS Myanmar (tbc, by invitation)

08:30     Optional Field Trips (30 pax each first-come, first-served)

15:00    Other Side Meetings (1 hour) (cluster on your own)

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