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International Programme


Project Time Frame: 
April 2015 - Present

Jembi is one of the founders and leaders of the Open Health Information Exchange (OpenHIE) international community. Jembi is responsible for the interoperability layer and shared health record communities and is a leader of the OpenHIE Implementers Network (OHIN). Jembi provides support for the Data for Accountability, Transparency and Impact (DATIM) reporting system, which makes use of the OpenHIM for submitting data to a central reporting system.

Project Goals


Collaboration with international teams in providing support to the DATIM development project which utilises Jembi’s OpenHIM tool, being responsive to the needs of the DATIM implementations


Under the banner of Leadership and Advocacy, Jembi continues to engage in the leadership and architecture communities of OpenHIE, as well as curating and participating in the Interoperability Layer (IOL) and Shared Health Record (SHR) communities, the OpenHIE Implementers Network (OHIN), the DevOps community, and the Health Financing towards UHC community


Maintaining the OpenHIM as an Interoperability Layer reference technology, curating the product roadmap, major releases and support to the community

Key activities during the 2021 - 2022 period included the following:  

  • As part of its role in OpenHIE Leadership and Advocacy, Jembi participated in the OpenHIE leadership and architecture communities

  • Working as part of the broader Community and Reference Tool Curation where it leads the Interoperability Layer (IOL) and Shared Health Record (SHR) communities, and maintains the OpenHIM as an Interoperability Layer reference technology

  • Collaborating with international teams providing support to the DATIM development project that utilises Jembi’s OpenHIM tool

  • Supporting the OpenHIE Implementers Network alongside the Regenstrief team

  • Participating and leading in the OpenHIE DevOps and Health Financing towards UHC communities

  • Began active participation in the Patient Identity Management, Case Surveillance and Indicator Extraction Calls as well as the new Instant OpenHIE communities  

  • Participating in the OpenHIE Academy community, with the goal of orienting learners to the essential concepts and competencies needed to understand the role of OpenHIE.  Jembi also continued to maintain and update the OpenHIM product and its documentation as well as responding to requests from other international teams working on the DATIM infrastructure and solution

Project Categories

Health Information Exchange (HIE)

Data Warehousing


Project Funders
Products Used


IHE Profiles



Services Delivered

Implementation Support

System Deployment




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