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Digital Health Resource Library

The Digital Health Resource Library inventories a list of key resources to enhance information sharing and learning across family planning stakeholders engaged in planning, implementation, policy, governance, evaluation and other uses of digital health tools in low and middle-income countries

A Vision for Action in Digital Health (2020-2024)

Author: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Policy document

Addresses challenges facing digital health technologies, including fragmentation, sustainability, and interoperability. Outlines a systems-level approach to supporting partner countries in adopting digital health solutions.

Classifications of Digital Health Interventions v1.0

Categorizes ways in which digital and mobile technologies are being used to support health system needs. Designed primarily for public health audiences.

Digital Adaptation Kit (DAK) for Family Planning

Author: World Health Organization WHO)

Resource Guide/Toolkit


Focuses on family planning, aiming to provide a common language for various audiences to promote understanding of digital systems within a defined health program area.

Digital Health Atlas (DHA)

Author: World Health Organization (WHO)

Website


Open-source web platform designed to help governments, technologists, implementers, and donors coordinate, strengthen, and scale digital health activities globally.

Digital Health Compendium

Author: PACE

Website


A collection of case studies across a range of digital health technologies enhancing family planning programs mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, but also globally.

Digital Heath Platform Handbook

Author: International Telecommunication Union (ITU), World Health Organization (WHO)

Resource Guide/Toolkit


Designed to help countries create and implement a platform to serve as the underlying infrastructure for an interoperable and integrated national digital health system.

Digital Implementation Investment Guide (DIIG)

Author: World Health Organization (WHO)

Resource Guide/Toolkit


Step-by-step guidance for governments and technical partners for planning, costing, and implementing interventions within a digital health enterprise.

Family Planning High Impact Practices (HIPs)

Author: Johns Hopkins University

Report


A set of evidence-based family planning practices vetted by experts and documented in an easy-to-use format. Designed to build consensus around family planning solutions.

Global Digital Health Index

Author: HealthEnabled, Global Development Incubator (GDI)

Website


An interactive digital resource that tracks, monitors, and evaluates the use of digital technology for health across countries.

Global Digital Health Network

Author: Global Digital Health Network

Website


Consists of more than 3,900 participants across 117 countries that engage in information sharing and provide leadership in digital solutions for global public health.

Global Digital Health Resources and Maturity Models

Author: MEASURE Evaluation

Resource Guide/Toolkit


Details six digital health resources and maturity models that are considered essential tools in the global effort to strengthen health data systems.

Global Goods Guidebook

Author: Digital Square

Resource Guide/Toolkit


Focuses on global software goods, exploring the concept of “shelf-readiness” and highlighting adaptations for COVID-19.

Global Strategy on Digital Health (2020-2025)

Author: World Health Organization (WHO)

Policy document


Describes the WHO’s global digital health approach, designed for use by all member states, including those with limited access to digital technologies, goods, and services.

Health Information Systems (HIS) Interoperability Maturity Toolkit

Author: MEASURE Evaluation

Resource Guide/Toolkit


Aims to enable the exchange of data between disparate health information systems to overcome barriers to data quantity, quality, and accessibility.

Health Information System (HIS) Stages of Continuous Improvement Toolkit

Author: MEASURE Evaluation

Resource Guide/Toolkit


Designed to help countries and organizations holistically assess, plan, and prioritize interventions and Investments to strengthen a health information system.

mHealth Compendium Volumes 1-6

Author: African Strategies for Health

Report


Created to help USAID missions, governments, and health implementing organizations access information on a range of mHealth example programs.

Monitoring and Evaluation Digital Health Interventions

Author: World Health Organization (WHO)

Resource Guide/Toolkit


Provides step-by-step guidance to improve the quality and value of monitoring and evaluation efforts for digital health interventions. Intended for implementers and researchers.

National eHealth Strategy Toolkit

Author: World Health Organization (WHO), International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Resource Guide/Toolkit


A framework for the development of a national eHealth vision, action plan, and monitoring approach. Can be applied by governments developing or revitalizing a national strategy.

Principles for Digital Development

Author: Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL)

Website


Nine living guidelines intended to help digital development practitioners integrate established best practices into technology-enabled programs.

Results From a Content Analysis of Family Planning Digital Platforms

Author: FHI 360, Innovate FP, Research for Scalable Solutions

Report


Describes the results of a content analysis of family planning digital platforms, including a quality assessment of 11 implemented tools that showed promise for scale.