Regional Hubs

Regional hubs provide support to the community on regional level as well as facilitates training and capacity development. The Initiative currently has established the following regional hubs.

The Regional Hubs are the second level support structure of the openIMIS Initiative building the link between local and global community. The Regional Hubs should become regional knowledge and network platforms engaging countries and guiding them in their initial steps of getting to know product and community. Among their tasks are:

  • Promote openIMIS at regional and national events

  • Represent openIMIS to regional and country stakeholders

  • Build networks and feed them with information on openIMIS

  • Undertake country assessments regarding feasibility of  implementing openIMIS

  • Onboard new implementing partners and technical teams

  • Conduct capacity development and master training to local user organizations and implementing partners

  • Collect requirements and channel them to the openIMIS Product Group

  • Assess country implementations during introduction of openIMIS to feed experience and material back to global level

  • Provide technical support regarding demo server set up, pilot system implementations, and scale up

  • Insert health financing information system as component into national eHealth strategies as well as ongoing discussions in the region 

  • Contribute to the global level of the Initiative on country needs and feeding back regional discussions