Immanuel Nampolo, Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Systems Management
Regional Continuous Quality Improvement Officer
Immanuel Nampolo joined Global Programs in 2021 as a Regional Continuous Quality Improvement Officer for TDF POC Study in Oshana, Omusati and Oshikoto Region. His main roles include coordinating and conducting routine support supervision visits to facilities, Address Data Quality issues, Implement Quality Improvement interventions for the study and collaborate with Regional, Districts, Facility staffs and partners to implement, monitor the progress of the study implementation and strengthen the use of available protocols and Standard Operating Procedures.
Prior to this role, Immanuel worked for International Training& Education Centre for Health (I-TECH) and responsible for provision of daily data entry services to the computerized ART information system (ePMS/Quantum ePMS), the HIV testing computerized system (eHTS), and was trained to provide data entry to other systems. Conducted monthly reviews (tallies) of registers, forms, and other paper-based data collection tools used in ANC/PMTCT programmes, post-natal care, TB/HIV, HIV testing services, cervical cancer, and other related services. Consulted on resulting statistics from these sources with clinical staff and the I-TECH M&E Officer to improve quality of documentation. Assured that data stored in the computers that house confidential data are password protected and remain confidential, permitting only limited access by approved individuals to the data. Assisted in management (filing/organization, sorting, locating) of confidential patient records. Assured protection of system and data by performing at least one system back-up per day. Produced data reports on request. Performed routine data quality reviews and data quality improvement activities on both paper and electronic data sources in collaboration with the I-TECH M&E Officer.
He also worked as a Health Information System intern at the Ministry of Health and Social Services at the Directorate of Health Information and Research department, where he was responsible for highlighting data quality issues and provide feedback to the regions as well as attending to data requests from different data users using DHIS 2 web- based system and code for cause of death using ICD 10 and 11 coding tools.
Immanuel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Systems Management from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST).