Rwanda SIHI HUB Hub Lead Ass Prof David

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Rwanda SIHI HUB Hub Lead Ass. Prof. David K Tumusiime

Rwanda SIHI HUB Hub Lead Ass. Prof. David K Tumusiime

Address of the Hub and members of the Hub • The newly established Rwanda

Address of the Hub and members of the Hub • The newly established Rwanda SIHI Hub, is hosted by the University of Rwanda, College of Medicine and health Sciences, Remera Campus, Kigali.

Team member of SIHI Rwanda Hub • It has so far 5 team members;

Team member of SIHI Rwanda Hub • It has so far 5 team members; • David Tumusiime as lead (PI) • Spencer Bugingo as the Hub Manager, • Theogene Nyandwi as a social scientific and innovation trainer • Bernard Ngabo Rwabufigiri; Senior researcher and advisor • Diane Umutesi; Administrator

Social innovation in health activities in Rwanda • There are various activities of social

Social innovation in health activities in Rwanda • There are various activities of social innovation in health in Rwanda, however, there is a need to know what are they, what are they doing and what could be the gaps that our hub can prioritize, who to engage and in what, and so on, • Thus some of our priority activities is to conduct a situational analysis of the social innovation activities in health and identify the gaps and stakeholders involved/to be involved.

Show case of SIH activity in Rwanda HMIS innovative activity • Our hub so

Show case of SIH activity in Rwanda HMIS innovative activity • Our hub so far identified one of the innovative activities as a show case • This is about Health Management Information system (HMIS) innovation in facilitating medical data in Rwanda health systems. • Decision making and follow up of patients from Centre to the community level for quick interventions • We have taken A case of one District Hospital • What is reported is in detailed interview (SIHI docs) with the data manager at a district hospital who spoke to SIHI Hub Rwanda team. A data manager at district hospital talking to members of Rwanda SIHI Hub: Spencer Bugingo and Theogene Nyandwi).

“Let's partner for health” Introduction of the concept of social innovation research and other

“Let's partner for health” Introduction of the concept of social innovation research and other range of activities within University of Rwanda and within the Rwandan health system, Will be doing it with our collaborators from Malawi but it’s a collaborative effort that may be need involvement of our partners from the entire SIHI network. Thus we say to all SIHI network that, “Let's partner for health”