DHIS2 Academy, Level 1: Tracker

22 - 27 October, 2018 | Kalutara, Sri Lanka

Get Started

About DHIS2 Level-1 Academy in Sri Lanka

This DHIS2 Level-1 Tracker Academy will provide you necessary knowledge and skills to get your DHIS2 instance up and running.

The course covers all aspects of DHIS 2 tracker; the feature set in DHIS 2 supporting event and patient (tracked entity) level data. You will be introduced to basic concepts of designing, collecting, analyzing and performing preliminary administration on event and case-based data through a mix of lectures and hands-on exercises.

Duration: 6 days

Prerequisite: A completion certificate awarded during a previous DHIS2 Academy or having completed the Online Course on DHIS2 Fundamentals.

Download Brochure
Add to Calendar 10/22/2018 08:00 AM 10/27/2018 05:00 PM Asia/Colombo About DHIS2 Level-1 Academy in Sri Lanka This DHIS2 Level-1 Tracker Academy will provide you necessary knowledge and skills to get your DHIS2 instance up and running. Kalutara, Sri Lanka


DHIS2 Academy is a great way of sharing experiences from the implementations from the countries in the region. DHIS2 Tracker Academy 2018, Sri Lanka will provide you an opportunity for networking with global DHIS2 experts in addition to participants from the region. Academy trainers are highly recognised experts within global HISP community with vast knowledge and expertise on DHIS2 and public health domain. They represent regional HiSP nodes,
- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP UiO
- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP India
- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP Bangladesh
- DHIS2 Implementer / Trainer from HISP Vietnam
- DHIS2 Implementers / Trainers from HISP Sri Lanka

Shurajit Dutta (Nick)

Health Information Systems specialist focusing on project management, implementation and capacity building. Current work includes health information systems strategy, planning and implementation support within Asia/Pacific. Focus on capacity building, including development and delivery of in-person and online training material.

Roshan Hewapathirana

Team Leader, HISP Sri Lanka
DHIS2 Implementation adviser of HISP Srilanka having medical and ICT related education and experience in public health informatics using DHIS2. He has experience on public health data management, DHIS2 design and customization in country aspects and also having close collaboration to DHIS2 communities around the region as well as internationally.

Pamod Amarakoon

HISP Sri Lanka
DHIS2 implementer and a trainer with expertise in medical, public health and ICT domains. He is involved with several DHIS2 related projects locally and internationally. Served as a DHIS2 trainer in several international academies.

Pramil Liyanage

HISP Sri Lanka

Priyanga Senanayake

HISP Sri Lanka

Megha Ganewatta

HISP Sri Lanka

Fatema Uddin

HISP Bangladesh
DHIS2 customization, Implementation, Database management and training experience for long days. Supporting the development of academy material and DHIS2. Ms. Fatema have long experiences in DHIS2 database, HMIS system design with evaluation of DHIS2 from the beginning of DHIS2 (2.0 to 2.x). She has particular experience in Urban HMIS in Bangladesh where there are multiple players involved to provide services including government and non-government stakeholders. (TOGAF 9.1 certified)


Registration Options

Option 1
$ 1450
  • The Tracker Academy
  • Single Accommodation from 21 to 28 October
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • All course material
  • Coffee/tea breaks during the Academy
  • Airport pick-up
  • Social event
Option 2
$ 1300
  • The Tracker Academy
  • Sharing Accommodation from 21 to 28 October
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • All course material
  • Coffee/tea breaks during the Academy
  • Airport pick-up
  • Social event
Option 3
$ 800
  • The Tracker Academy without accommodation
  • All course material
  • Coffee/tea and lunch breaks during the Academy
  • Social event
Please complete the registration form below to register for the academy.

Travel and Visa


The airlines that fly to Colombo are listed here: www.airport.lk/flight_info/list_of_airlines.php


Visitors to Sri Lanka from many countries can obtain visa on arrival after obtaining electronic travel authorization at http://eta.gov.lk/slvisa/


The event organisers will issue support letters, if required, only to those delegates who have registered for the academy.

Our Partners



Turyaa Kalutara: Set on 2 hectares of landscaped gardens, this posh resort on Kalutara Beach is 78 km from Bandaranaike International Airport and 38 km from Colombo. Turyaa is a 5 star hotel, featuring balconies with ocean views, the polished rooms offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Room service is available 24/7. Dining options include 4 international restaurants, a lively nightclub and a cafe. There are 2 outdoor pools and 2 poolside bars, as well as a spa and a gym.

Contact Us

Turyaa Hotel
Waskaduwa, Kalutara.

+94 71 754 8250

Your message has been sent. Thank you!

Terms and Conditions

These Terms & Conditions apply to every person registering as a participant to a DHIS2 Academy.

Academy Registration

Only fully completed registration forms will be considered. After reviewing each registration, the Academy Organisers will send a confirmation/information email. This email will include all the details related to the payment of the registration fees.

Participation is not guaranteed until full payment of the registration fees is received.

Each Academy has a ceiling. If the maximum capacity is reached, the Academy Organisers reserve the right to refuse additional registrations and to close the registration form.

Methods of Payment

Payments should be made in advance, before the Academy starts, by bank transfer or PayPal. Participants who made a late payment (from 3 days before the Academy starts) are invited to bring a copy of their payment slip to the registration desk the first day of the Academy.

All bank fees and money transfer costs must be covered by the transmitter. Any negative balance will be collected on site. Kindly indicate the Academy name and the participant’s full name as a reference on all bank transfers.

Academy Collaterals

The Academy Organisers cannot guarantee that Academy collaterals will be available for late registrations. All materials will be distributed on-site.

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation (sickness, lack of funding or any other personal reasons) must be made in writing by email to the Academy Organisers. The date of the email will be the basis for considering refunds. Please indicate your bank details on your written cancellation. Refunds will be made after the conference.

Registration fees may be refunded as follows (depending on the Organisers' contracts with their vendors):
- Up to 4 weeks before the Academy: 100% refund
- From 4 weeks to 7 days before the Academy: 50% refund
- From 6 days to the Academy: no refund

The Academy Organisers reserve the right to reimburse the participant after deducting costs already incurred for the bank transfers.

No refunds will be granted for unforseen events or early termination of attendance, or any other incidents during the Academy, which are beyond the control of the Academy Organisers.

Cancellation of the Academy

In the event that the Academy cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the Academy organisers, the Academy organisers cannot be held liable by participants for any damages, costs such as transportation, accommodation, and other expenses incurred by the participants.

All expenses in relation to the Academy, the registration and the attendance are the sole responsibility of the participants.

Under these circumstances, the Academy Organisers reserve the right to reimburse the participant after deducting costs already incurred for the bank transfers.


The registration fee does not include insurance. The Academy Organisers do NOT provide any form of insurance and do not take any responsibility for accidents or illnesses that might occur during the DHIS2 Academy and in the course of travel to or from the Academy place. Therefore, each participant is solely responsible for his/her safety, security and health.

Moreover, participants shall be aware of their health insurance policy and take appropriate measures to ensure their coverage for any hazards which might occur when attending the DHIS2 Academy.

Modification of the Programme and Venue Change

The Academy Organisers reserve the right to amend the Academy programme, including making changes to the speakers/facilitators appearing and/or subjects covered. No refunds can be granted in case of cancellation of speakers/facilitators, programme change or any other incidents during the Academy which are beyond the control of the Organisers.

The Academy Organisers reserve the right to move the Conference to a larger or smaller venue, if the level of participant registrations warrants.

Name Badge

The name badge must be worn at all times during the Academy. Access to the venue will not be granted without the DHIS2 Academy name badge.

Invitation Letter

Participants requiring an official invitation letter from the Academy Organisers can request one by email. Participants must first register to the Academy.


It is the sole responsibility of the participant to take care of his/her visa requirements. Participant who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure.

Data Protection

The Academy Organisers will collect and store datas for the preparation and execution of the Academy.

HISP-UiO performs monthly e-mailings (which include photographs/videos) and/or communications on social media regarding the DHIS2 Academy. If you do not wish to appear in the marketing visuals, please send an email to aliceal@ifi.uio.no

Email contact details of participants will not be passed on to third parties. Participants may unsubscribe from these mailing campaigns at any time.

Limitation of Liability

The participant agrees to be responsible for all property he or she brings to the Academy venue.

Follow Us