An online community of public health experts, professionals, researchers, students and other enthusiasts interested in health data and its use. Connect with community members to generate discourse on open data and build a data minded and driven public health system in Africa. Let’s start talking!


  Public health jobs

Get access to a wide range of interesting public health and other related job, networking, scholarships, fellowship and volunteering opportunities

  Public health events

Get informed about and invited to public health events, conferences, trainings and workshops

  Health Informatics discussions

Begin or Join discussions on health informatics and get the latest updates from fellow public health professionals and enthusiasts

  General Public health discussions

Begin and Join discussions on trending, pressing or general public health issues

  Public health data sharing

Share data, request for data and get information about the best sources for public health data


Why Should I join APHeN?

Who Should Join APHeN?

Public health professionals

With the data shared on APHEN, Public Health Professionals can monitor, track health trends, analyze, and discuss solutions for preventing and controlling the spread of illness and diseases.


Researchers can use APHEN as a platform for sharing their knowledge on proposed interventions and policies, based on scientific evidence that help improve health and well-being, and reduce health inequalities.

Project managers

Collaborate with other health project managers and discuss strategies on how to develop and manage new public health projects that are to be implemented throughout a population or community.


Students looking to make a huge impact on humanity, can join APHEN and explore the root causes of serious public health problems and discover creative and far-reaching solutions.

All interested in health data

Analysts can discover scarce health data on APHEN and use it to evaluate program impact, determine appropriate public health interventions, monitor the progress, determine populations to target for an intervention, determine the barriers to care and recommend solutions that influence public policy.