Toolkits and Guidelines

Toolkits and Guidelines

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DPPA

The Digital Pandemic Preparedness Assessment (DPPA) Tool aims to provide a systematic methodology to identify needs for digital tools that integrate with countries’ existing digital ecosystem, while modernizing their overall pandemic preparedness, response and vaccination roll-out planning and execution.

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Digital health for HSS

The key aim of this guideline is to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements, based on an assessment of the benefits, harms, acceptability, feasibility, resource use and equity considerations.

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Digital Adaptation Kit for Family Planning

Digital Adaptation Kits (DAKs) are part of the SMART guidelines initiative to ensure WHO’s evidence-based guideline content is accurately reflected in the digital systems countries are adopting. The DAKs are software-neutral, operational, and structured documentation based on WHO clinical, health system and data use recommendations to systematically and transparently inform the design of digital systems.

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DIIG

This practical Guide serves as a companion to the “WHO guideline: recommendations on digital interventions for health system strengthening” and provides a systematic process for countries to develop a costed implementation plan for digital health within one or more health programme areas.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance

As per the Gavi CDS guidelines, countries are encouraged to include innovative activities that support COVID-19 vaccine delivery in their CDS needs based funding requests where possible. For the CDS needs based funding requests, Gavi defines innovation broadly, as the use of practices, products, or services new to COVID-19 vaccine delivery.

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Digital Adaptation Kit for Antenatal Care

Digital Adaptation Kits (DAKs) are part of the SMART guidelines initiative and include data and health content consistent with WHO’s antenatal care recommendations, generically applicable to digital systems. They are software-neutral, operational, and structured documentation based on WHO clinical, health system and data use recommendations to systematically and transparently inform the design of digital systems.

Strategies and Approaches
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WHO Global Strategy on Digital Health

The purpose of this global strategy is to strengthen health systems through the application of digital health technologies for consumers, health professionals, health care providers and industry towards empowering patients and achieving the vision of health for all.

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Webinars

This practical Guide serves as a companion to the “WHO guideline: recommendations on digital interventions for health system strengthening” and provides a systematic process for countries to develop a costed implementation plan for digital health within one or more health programme areas.

Digital health platforms and solutions

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The DHA - www.digitalhealthatlas.org - is an open-source digital health software platform and “global public good” that allows national health ministries globally, leadership teams, financial and technical investors and technology partners to help improve the coordination of digital health project activities. 

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UNICEF's Mapping of Digital Health Tools and Technologies

UNICEF (funding from WHO) initiated a country mapping of relevant Digital Health tools that can be leveraged to support countries’ response to COVID-19. The mapping is organized around priority areas to support countries in assessing program readiness to introduce vaccines, identify gaps & prioritize actions & identify opportunities for financial support.

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The USAID-funded Map & Match project helps countries, donors, implementing partners, and the global digital health community at large to leverage and adapt existing digital tools in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The data model aligns with data elements in the Digital Health Atlas.