Data visualization is a powerful way to illustrate trends and outcomes, whether for routine program monitoring or telling success stories. But learning how to design great visualization products as part of routine monitoring, evaluation, or communications can seem daunting, particularly if your data visualization coach lives on another continent. JSI’s Amanda Makulec shares five tips for creating successful data visualizations.
Amanda Makulec calls for global health professionals to build their skills to make data visual, accessible, and meaningful to help drive insight and impact.
To prevent future outbreaks of Ebola and other diseases, high-quality health information system data must be readily available.
JSI’s Amanda Makulec and Barbara Knittel and Mercy Corps’ John Skeltong share five key takeaways for anyone embarking on the process of designing a dashboard.
Well designed data can have a huge impact on evidence-based decision making, but transforming numbers and spreadsheets into illuminating data visualizations can be daunting. JSI’s Amanda Makulec provides invaluable resources aimed at helping evaluators and managers maximize the impact of program data.
JSI has been working on an HMIS Scale-up Project with the Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health to develop and implement an electronic health management information system in the Ethiopia’s Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region.
JSI’s Amanda Makulec shares five key messages she took away from the DC Tech Salon on Design in Development that took place May 12, 2015.
Data Viz isn’t just a science–it’s also an art. JSI’s resident data visualization specialist, Amanda Makulec, shares tips on how to keep target audiences and users in mind throughout the data viz design process.
The theme of the Third Global Health Systems Research Symposium was the science and practice of people-centered health systems. But what do we mean when we say “people-centered”? What seems straightforward can actually be quite complex.
Last week the Cape Town International Convention Center was filled with almost 2,000 participants from 125 countries talking about health systems. The Symposium theme was the Science and Practice of People-Centered Health Systems, and the dialogue was bigger and broader than the somewhat academic vision that the “Third Global Health Systems Research Symposium” might evoke. … Continue reading “Themes from #HSR2014: On networks, information sharing, and promoting action”