The African Health Observatory
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The African Health Observatory (AHO) is a web-based portal developed to improve the availability and use of information and evidence for policy and decision-making.
It serves four core functions:
- monitoring health situation and trends, including progress on the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and other internationally agreed targets
- production and sharing of evidence through the analysis and synthesis of information
- improving the translation and use of evidence for policy and decision-making by providing platforms for networking and communities of practice
- supporting countries establish national or sub-national health observatories to strengthen their national health information systems