Past Events

  • 2nd Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) Conference

    October 21, 2014
    The 2nd HIFA International Conference will take place in Tanzania as a session of the AHILA 14 the 14th Biennial Congress of the Association for Health Information and Libraries in Africa, 20-24 October 2014. The HIFA session will take place on the morning of 21st October 2014 (tbc). Delegates will review progress made since the launch of HIFA at AHILA 10 (Mombasa, Kenya, 2006) and explore ways forward to accelerate progress towards Healthcare Information For All in Africa and worldwide. The HIFA Session will include the official launch of HIFA Voices, the new database of experiential...

  • Next GHKC Meeting: Joint HIPNet/GHKC Meeting

    October 15, 2014
    SAVE THE DATE for the first ever Global Health Knowledge Collaborative (GHKC) and the Health Information Publications Network (HIPNet) joint meeting to be held on Wednesday, October 15 from 10 am – 4 pm EST in Bethesda, Maryland, hosted by University Research Corporation (URC). The objectives of the meeting include: 1. Providing a greater understanding of Knowledge Management (KM) and Communications, and how they add value to organizational processes. 2. Facilitating dialogue among members of the two groups, including how best to communicate knowledge that is being exchanged among partners. 3...

  • GHKC Webinar: Low-Tech Solutions for Knowledge Management

    September 24, 2014
    Join the Global Health Knowledge Collaborative Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 12 noon – 1pm ET for a webinar that explores low-tech solutions for knowledge management. Luis Ortiz Echevarria,  Knowledge Management and Learning Consultant for International Medial Corps, will discuss results from the International Medical Corps internal survey and interviews with staff on low-tech solutions to Knowledge Management.  Luis Ortiz Echevarria has over eight years of experience in knowledge management and technical support in sexual and reproductive health, youth and adolescent health, monitoring...

  • LeaderNet seminar: Monitoring and Evaluating Knowledge Management in Global Health Programs

    September 17, 2014 to September 18, 2014
    Please join us for an upcoming LeaderNet seminar on the topic of Monitoring and Evaluating Knowledge Management in Global Health Programs. ( Routinely using Knowledge Management (KM) approaches can energize staff, increase effectiveness, support improved programs, and contribute to better health outcomes. As we plan for the use of KM in global health and development, our need to monitor and evaluate its effectiveness grows. The Guide to Monitoring and Evaluating Knowledge Management in Global Health Programs (a...

  • GHKC Webinar: Taxonomy 101

    July 23, 2014
    Join the Global Health Knowledge Collaborative Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 12 noon – 1pm ET for a webinar that explores the structure and usage of taxonomies:Taxonomy 101.   James BonTempo, Director of ICT & Innovation for JHU·CCP, will discuss the WHO mHealth Technical & Evidence Review Group (mTERG) and its development of the mHealth Evidence Taxonomy. The taxonomy is currently being used on mHealth Evidence ( and also to facilitate the mTERG’s analysis and synthesis of the mHealth evidence base. In particular, Mr. BonTempo will focus on the process of...

  • Knowledge Sharing Meeting: Learn, Adapt, Apply

    July 10, 2014 to July 11, 2014
    TOPS/FSN Network are hosting a Knowledge Sharing Meeting in Washington, DC on July 10 – 11, 2014 to spotlight activities that improve responses and processes for lasting successes in food security.  The title, “Learn, Adapt, Apply,” emphasizes the hands-on approach of the meeting, which will allow participants to learn to develop and carry out planning and implementing tools to strengthen technical capacity, as well as gain expertise in building stronger, more adaptable processes for food security programming. Session topics include: Theory of Change: What Does It Mean for Implementers and...

  • Knowledge Management for Public Health in Low and Middle Income Countries (Summer Institute Course at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)

    June 18, 2014 to June 20, 2014
    Instructors: Tara Sullivan and Piers Bocock Offered during the 2014 Health, Behavior and Society (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) Summer Institute June 18-20, 20149:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.3 credits Introduces participants to and demystifies jargon behind Knowledge Management (KM), an intentional process that includes capturing, storing, organizing, and exchanging knowledge to better inform decision-making and to improve public health outcomes. In the context of public health, introduces KM as a systematic approach to ensure that the latest research is accessible and applied to...

  • GHKC Meeting

    May 21, 2014
    Our next in-person Global Health Knowledge Collaborative (GHKC) meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, at Pathfinder International’s Washington, DC office.  A light breakfast will be served from 9:30 am with the meeting starting promptly at 10 am. Lunch will be also served. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Lorine Ghabranious ( by COB Friday, May 16th.   PATHFINDER INTERNATIONAL1201 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 700Washington, DC

  • SwitchPoint

    April 24, 2014 to April 25, 2014
    The third annual SwitchPoint conference, retreat, and concert will be held Thursday and Friday, April 24-25, 2014, at the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw, North Carolina. This silo-busting event brings together innovators and big thinkers from all over the world in the fields of global health, technology, media, communications, development, the arts, and business. Together, we find new ways to spark innovations, foster partnerships, and save lives.

  • Webinar: Making Knowledge Usable and Managing Knowledge

    April 22, 2014
    Join the Global Health Knowledge Collaborative Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 12 noon – 1pm ET for a webinar that looks at some knowledge management basics: Making Knowledge Usable and Managing Knowledge Across Boundaries. These two topics were part of the lively and well-attended “Cooking up Knowledge Management (KM): Recipes for Practitioners” session at the recent Global Health Mini-University. Making Knowledge Usable discusses the underpinnings of effective knowledge exchange--the “how to chop an onion” skills of the KM Kitchen. Managing Knowledge across Boundaries addresses practical...