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Research Papers and Reports

PUBLICATIONS by Ime Asangansi

Papers in Health Information Systems

  1. Asangansi I, “Is mHealth Disrupting the Status Quo? Evidence from Implementations Highlighting Network vs Hierarchical Institutional Logics”, Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries. 2016 Link
  1. PhD Thesis: Asangansi, Ime. Exploring the Institutional Logics and Complexity of Health Management Information System Implementation. Department of Informatics Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences University of Oslo, Norway. 2014 Link
  2. Asangansi I, MacLeod B, Meremikwu M, Arikpo I, Roberge D, Hartsock B, Mboto I “Improving the Routine HMIS in Nigeria through Mobile Technology for Community Data Collection”, Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries, 7 No. 1, 2013.  Link
  3. Arikpo, Iwara, Ideba Mboto, Anthony Okoro, Unyimeabasi James, Ememobong Aquaisua, Kalu Osonwa, Michael Ushie, Ekaette Enang, Ekpereonne Esu, Ime Asangansi, Martin Meremikwu “Optimum Hardware, Software and Personnel Requirements for a Paperless Health and Demographic Surveillance System: A Case Study of Cross River HDSS, Nigeria.” In Information and Knowledge Management, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 77-83. 2013. Available Here
  4. Asangansi, I. Understanding HMIS Implementation in a Developing Country Ministry of Health Context – an Institutional Logics Perspective. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 3, Dec. 2012. ISSN 1947-2579. DOI: Here Available Available Here
  5. Roberge, D., MacLeod, B., Hartsock, B., & Asangansi, I. (2011, October). Integrating mobile collection software with health applications. In Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), 2011 IEEE (pp. 122-126). IEEE. Link
  6. Hartsock, Brian, MacLeod, Bruce, Roberge, David and Asangansi, Ime.Software Extensibility Strategies for Health and Demographic Systems in Low-Income Countries” Proceedings of IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), Seattle, 2011. IEEE. 2011:512-517. Available at: Download Link
  7. Martin Meremikwu, Iwara Arikpo, Kalu Osonwa, Soter Ameh, Mike Ushie, Maureen Bassey, David Roberge, Brian Hartsock, Bruce MacLeod, Ime Asangansi Early implementation lessons and baseline census results from CRHDSS Akpabuyo, Nigeria. Abstract in Proceedings of the 2011 INDEPTH Scientific Conference (ISC) October 24-27, 2011, Maputo, Mozambique. Available at: Link
  8. Bruce MacLeod, Ime Asangansi, David Roberge, Brian Hartsock, Martin Meremikwu, Iwara Arikpo. The OpenHDS Health and Demographic System: Lessons from its Development. Proceedings of the 2011 INDEPTH Scientific Conference (ISC) October 24-27, 2011, Maputo, Mozambique. Available at: Link
  9. Asangansi I, Braa K. The emergence of mobile-supported national health information systems in developing countries. Studies in health technology and informatics. 2010;160(Pt 1):540. Available at Download Link
  10. Romain-Rolland TOHOURI, Ime ASANGANSI, Ola Hodne TITLESTAD, Jørn Braa. The Change Strategy towards an Integrated Health Information Infrastructure: Lessons from Sierra Leone. Proceedings of the 43rd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2010. Available at Download Link
  11. Romain-Rolland Tohouri, Asangansi Ime. The Sierra Leone HIS Case: Towards an Integrated Health Information Infrastructure, IST-Africa 2009 Conference Proceedings, Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (Eds), IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2008, ISBN: 978-1-905824-11-3. Download Link
  12. Asangansi IE, Shaguy J. (2009) Complex Dynamics in the socio-technical infrastructure: The Case of the Nigerian Health Management Information System. Proceedings of the IFIP 10th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries, Dubai, May 2009. Download Link
  13. Asangansi IE, Njoku B, Heywood A, (2008) Supporting the War Against Polio in Northern Nigeria: Information as Weapon. 3rd Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research. October 2008, Norwegian Forum for Global Health, Bergen, Norway. Abstract Link
  14. Asangansi Ime, Adejoro O. O., Farri, O., & Makinde, O. (2008). Computer use among doctors in Africa: survey of trainees in a Nigerian teaching hospital. Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries, 2, 10-14 from Download Link
  15. McDonnell G, Lyell D, Masnick K, Asangansi I, Dewdney J. (2008) Linking clinical workforce skill mix planning to health and health care dynamics. Proceeding of the 2008 International Conference of the System Dynamics Society. July 2008, Athens, Greece. Abstract Download Link
  16. Asangansi I E, Aiyetan P O, Public Health and Bioinformatics. Dokita March 2005 Vol 30 (1) p24 Paper Link