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Pre-Forum Course – Digital Transformation & Health


STAY CONNECTED – Course Now Online

With the current crisis, the discussion of the impact of digitalization on health and healthcare systems is now more current than ever. Both the Course and the QI Forum are taking place in virtual format.

The Forum is still online. Watch the recorded presentations and take part in the platform discussions.


a pre-ISQua event – course registrants receive a 15% discount on registration for ISQua’s 37th International Conference in Florence, Italy, from 8 – 11 July 2021



Steven Uggowitzer – Passionate about appropriate use of technology and information for decision making in the health sector and developing countries. I have over twenty years experience in engineering internet technology, information and management systems; with over 15 years of international experience in public health and global health related information systems, deploying mission critical tools in large enterprise environments; and ICT support to health technical programmes at global, regional and country level. Currently focused on interoperability and systems architectures based around DHIS2. Specialties: Information Technology, Health Information Systems, Evaluations and assessments, ICT in Disease Surveillance and Outbreak Management, ICT for health systems strengthening, United Nations and Specialised Agencies, boutique philanthropic advisory services, Systems architecture, IT management, ICT, ICT4D, Field IT and Communications in disaster situations, country offices, primary health, international health. Select work: WHO, UNDP, Global Fund (GFATM), Roll Back Malaria (RBM), Program on Maternal and Newborn Child Health, Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), GOARN. Techie Acronyms that I know a bunch about: ITIL, Prince2, ICDL, CISSP, ISO9001, Asterisk, SIP, Java, Struts, Perl, Python, OpenWRT, VoiP, IPV6, Linux, VMWare esxi, virtualization, mongodb, apache, ubuntu, redhat.

Steven Wanyee is a digital health specialist with over 20 years years experience designing, developing, implementing, supporting, maintaining and using digital health interventions in research for health (RCTs mainly) and delivery of healthcare services in Low and Medium Income Countries. Born in Kenya and currently working out of Nairobi, Steven’s work in digital health has seen him support direct service delivery right from the community level, to top National level policy, planning, management, strategy and administrative functions in the health sector. Globally, he continues to work with leading multi-agency, multi-lateral donor, development and implementing organizations including WHO, World Bank, USAID, CDC, GIZ, DFiD among others. He serves on several global informatics initiatives including the Digital Health and Interoperability Working Group of the Health Data Collaboratives mechanism, Secretary of the Health Informatics in Africa (HELINA), Board member of the OpenMRS Community of Practice, is a founder and current Secretary General of the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA) and recently got appointed to serve on the Safaricom Health Advisory Board.


Course Info

The QI Forum is integral part of a five-day training course on “Digital Transformation and Health” taking place virtually from 08th to 12th June 2020 

Course Aim: To equip the global audience to reflect on the overall impact of digitalization on health and healthcare systems. Participants will learn to identify opportunities and challenges that the digital transformation brings to the healthcare sector, evaluate and assess digital options, identify and prioritize necessary (or unnecessary) digital projects and structure them as well as learn how these projects respond to policy priorities and stakeholder needs.  

The course will be taught by Steven Wanyee, Co-Founder & Director of Digital Health Solutions, Research and Innovation (DHSRI), IntelliSOFT Consulting Limited and Steven Uggowitzer, Senior Architect, Health Information Systems, ICT4D.

Forum attendance required for certification. Accredited and certified by the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health. 

a pre-ISQua event – register for the Course and receive a 15% discount on registration for ISQua’s 37th International Conference in Florence, Italy, from 8 – 11 July 2021

Course Fee: 395 € (includes Forum attendance)



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