Master´s Theses


  • Building Boundary Resources for Enterprise Software Platforms. Kristine Jevne Berge (pdf)

  • Security-Related Benefits and Challenges of an Open Source Extension. Ragnhild Kirkebø (pdf)

  • A Software Security Assessment using OWASP’s Application Security Verification Standard: Results and Experiences from Assessing the DHIS2 Open-Source Platform. Andrei Eismont (pdf)

  • Taking Principles to Practice: The Challenges of Employing Usability Design in Health Software Implementation Projects. Fredrik Glendrange (pdf)

  • Anonymization of Health Data: Anonymization Approaches, Data Utility and the GDPR. Håvard Wanvik Stenersen (pdf)

  • Achieving interoperability between DHIS2 and SOS Children’s Villages’ Program Database: A case study investigating the child care information ecosystems in Ethiopia and South Africa. Kim Sverre Hilton (pdf)

  • External Software Reuse: Software reuse by external developers in public good software ecosystems. Terje Uglebakken (pdf)

  • Incorporating UCD Into Software Organizations: A case study of work practices of a generic software implementation organization in India. Rebekka Ågesdatter Heggebø (pdf)

  • Implementing videos for health promotion and community health worker training in DHIS2 Android Capture app: Integrating and field-testing video library functionality for mobile devices. Ariel Dahlberg Karlsen & Arne Røen (pdf)

  • Supporting the Logistics of Lab Sample Transportation with Mobile Technology: Developing a Sample Tracking Application for DHIS2 in Uganda. Anders Baggethun (pdf)

  • Mobile Technology with QR-codes to Enhance Usability in Health Work. A prototype for the DHIS2 Android Tracker app. Gagandeep Kaur (pdf)

  • DHIS2 Online Academy: A successful translation of on-site academy to online Fundamentals course? Martin W. M. Evensen (pdf)

  • Medical Graphs in DHIS2 Capture App: A case from Malawi. Thea Hvalen Thodesen (pdf)

  • Utilizing principles from the theory of tailoring to meet the needs of end users in
    generic software.
    Ullvar Brekke (pdf)

  • Developing child growth monitoring system in Malawi: Mobile implementation of DHIS2 Capture app for health workers. Uy Viet Tran (pdf)

  • Information Flows in the Child Welfare Sector: Enabling and Constraining Factors Affecting Productiveness of Information Flows Within the SOS Children’s Villages’ Ecosystem in Ethiopia and South Africa. Mari Lofthus Arnesen and Adrian Haga (pdf)

  • Information Security Management of a DHIS2 implementation - Exploring what is appropriate in a developing country. Katrine Almås  (DUO@UIO)


  • Analysis of Capacity Levels around Health Information Use District Level Case Study from Nepal. Amrit Dahal (pdf)

  • The Security Risks of DHIS2 A Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Test. Pål Mathias Brandsvoll (pdf)

  • Software Requirement Management in Generic Open Source Projects: A Case Study of the Generic DHIS2 Software. Stian Sandvold (pdf)

  • Dashboards and information overload: Challenges and design guidelines for Health Information Management Systems in developing countries. Joakim Ikiza Amundsen (pdf)
  • Implementing generic software: A rich case study on the process of implementing generic health information software in India. Magnus Biong Nordin (pdf)
  • A case study investigating integration and interoperability of Health Information
    Systems in sub-Saharan Africa.
    Norah Elisabeth Nguyen (pdf)
  • Towards an Integrated Health Management Information System in Pakistan: A situational analysis. Zubair Asghar (pdf)
  • The use of GIS and Dashboards to supports evidence-based decision-making within healthcare facilities at district level in India: Development of the Facility Burden Prototype. Nirujah Kirupanithy (DUO@UIO)

  • Support for Master Facility List in DHIS2. Minh Hoang Doung (DUO@UIO)


  • Reappropriation of Generic Information Systems: Adapting a Generic Information System to Meet Functional Requirements from Another Domain. Kjetil Svalestuen (pdf)
  • Evaluation and Development of Android mHealth Application for Community Health Workers in Malawi: Comparison of Commcare and DHIS2 Tracker. Amrit Chhetri (pdf)
  • Using Nutrition Clinical Decision Support Systems in low resource settings: A case from Rwanda. Øyvind Egede-Nissen (pdf)
  • Developing for usability and user involvement in a low resource context: An action research study on child growth follow-up in Rwanda. Jonas Berg Henie (pdf)
  • Patient information system for specialized newborn care units in Malawi: Mobile implementation of DHIS2 Tracker in neonatal hospital wards. Zufarzhan Ismanov and Ilia Ni (pdf)
  • Utilizing the Space for User Participation: Enabling and Constraining Factors for User Involvement when Designing a Data Entry Interface in a Generic Health Information Software in Uganda. Magnus Li (pdf)
  • Making data useful to health workers by increasing the usefulness and usability of their tools: An experiment to increase health workers ability to detect symptoms of
    health issues with the District Health Information System (DHIS2) Tracker Capture Android app.
     John Melin (pdf)
  • Automated feedback systems for Community Health Workers A case study from Malawi. Mathias Næss (pdf)
  • Requirements analysis for a patient-centric information system in a primary health setting: Case study from India. Kripeshwari Sridharan (pdf)
  • Supporting evidence-based decision making at the district level in India: A prototype for conducting spatial analysis in disease surveillance, based on the relationship between health events and facilities in the DHIS2 platform. Magnus W. Østeng (pdf)


  • The Role of Financial Information in Health Commodity Supply Chain Management in Developing Countries: A Case Study from Tanzania. Mathias Rove Olaussen (pdf)
  • Benefits and Challenges of Integrating Fragmented Health Information Systems: A Case Study of the Vaccine Supply Chain in Tanzania. Marit Kilde Mjelva (pdf)
  • Dashboard Design Guidelines for Improved Evidence Based Decision Making in Public Health in Developing Countries. Simon Jespersen (pdf)
  • Architectural Patterns in the Medical Commodity Supply Chains in Developing
    Countries: A Collective Case Study of Uganda and Tanzania.
    Bjørn-Ingar Bergum (pdf)
  • Health commodity ordering in Uganda: Exploring DHIS2 Tracker as ordering tool in
    the antiretroviral health programme.
    Nicolai August Hagen (pdf)
  • Collecting activity data using the Open mHealth platform: An exploratory study on integrating objective data with sport monitoring systems. Daniel Gynnild-Johnsen and Lars-Erik Holte (pdf)
  • Data use challenges and the potential of live data visualization tools: A case study of health data-use workshops in Zambia. Peter Mogaka Ogega (pdf)
  • Designing an Education Management Information System: A case study on the introduction of a digital, mobile-to-web Education Management Information System in Zambia. Simon Oliver Ommundsen (pdf)
  • Computer supported evidence-based decision-making at health facilities in Zambia. 
    Anastasia Parramore (pdf)
  • Designing mobile instant messaging for collaborative health data management in Rwanda. Julie Hill Roa and Yrjan Aleksander Frøyland Fraschetti (pdf)
  • Cross-border software development of health information system: A case study on project between India and Pakistan based on open source software. Uzma Sabir (pdf)
  • User Preference and Effectiveness of Tooltips for Registering Health Data - A Field Study Exploring Content Types for Tooltips for Undereducated Health Staff in Developing Countries. Helene Isaksen and Mari Iversen (DUO@UiO)


  • Rolling out a Mobile Application in Zimbabwe: A Case Study of DHIS2 Tracker Capture Roll-out in Zimbabwe. Alexander Premer (DUO@UiO)
  • Lessons from implementing a league table application in the health sector - A case from Malawi. Martin Theodor Vasbotten and Kristoffer Adam Tronerud. (DUO@UiO)
  • Developing an E-learning platform within District Health Information System: a Field Experiment in Malawi. Pedro Vasconcelos Maciel De Lima and Farrukh Wahab Manzoor. (DUO@UiO)
  • Factors Affecting Generic HIS Extensibility in Resource-Limited Settings: DHIS2 Android Tracker App Implementation in Zimbabwe. Eric Adu-Gyamfi (DUO@UIO)


  • Developing league tables in Malawi - A study of feedback mechanisms to support routine health management. Marte Hesvik Frøyen (DUO@UiO)
  • Balancing Institutional Needs with Generic Functionality in Information Systems: The Biography and Evolution of the DHIS 2 Tracker following two implementations in Palestine. Øysten Gammersvik. (DUO@UiO)
  • Enabling Participatory Design in Low Resource Contexts - a Study of Distributed Software Development of DHIS2. Sindre Nicolaysen Bentsen. (DUO@UiO)
  • Implementing DHIS2 Feedback via Short Message Service: A Case Study for Uganda WEMR Health Workers. Nugroho Fitria Sujatmiko. (DUO@UiO)
  • Cultivating local champions for mentoring colleagues through integrated e-learning within District Health Information System: A quasi field experiment in Malawi. Ellen Marie Bjørge and Anniken Jønsson. (DUO@UiO)
  • Managing scaling of HIS: Implementation of DHIS2 in SudanSafa Ahmed Tahir Al-Nashy (DUO@UiO)
  • Developing Mobile Health Information Systems for the Global South: Development of an emerging Android platform. Erling Fjelstad (DUO@UiO)
  • Factors Affecting Generic HIS Extensibility in Resource-Limited Settings: DHIS2 Android Tracker App Implementation in Zimbabwe.  Eric Adu-Gyamfi (DUO@UiO)
  • Enabling web based mapping for public health in resource constrained environments: Bootstrapping implementations by leveraging platform generativity. Sushil Chitrakar (DUO@UiO)
  • Interface standards in HMIS. Ole Andreas Røsok (DUO@UiO)
  • Effektene av mobil- og data-mediert kommunikasjon i et helseinformasjonsystem. Niclas Hammer Halvorsen. (DUO@UiO)
  • Translating an on-site course to an online course for implementers of an open source software system. Hodo Elmi Aden (DUO@UiO)
  • Platformisation of an open source software product. Mark Polak (DUO@UiO)


  • Health Information Systems in Rwanda - Sustainability, Open Source software, and Android. Simen Skogly Russnes. (DUO@UiO)
  • Interoperabilitet for Helse Informasjon Systemer: Ulike arkitektoniske tilnærminger i Colombia. Adrian Manuel Arevalo Soria. (DUO@UiO)
  • Usability and user documentation in a health information system. Herman Ludt Parmo (DUO@UiO)


  • Inline help. Ahmed Abdi Mohammed ) (DUO@UiO)
  • Integrating mobile and web health infrastructures in low resource contexts. Magnus Korvald (DUO@UiO)


  • Challenges in building user competence in Health Information Systems: A case study from health sector in Trivandrum, Kerala. Steinar Johansen. (DUO@UiO)
  • Health Information Systems in West Africa: Implementing DHIS2 in Ghana. Olav Poppe (DUO@UiO)


  • The Implementation of the District Health Information System in Mtwara and Lindi Regions in Tanzania: A Case Study of Process and Results. Ingeborg M. F. Klungland (DUO@UiO)
  • GIS and designing maps for Malaria management: The case of Tigray in Ethiopia. Tsega Weldu (DUO@UiO)


  • Integration of Health Management Information Systems: Closed Standards vs. Open Source. Lef Arne Storset (DUO@UiO)
  • Introducing a complex health information system in a developing country: Case: The Gambia. Bjørnar Valbø (DUO@UiO)
  • The Health Information System in Sudan: the Disease and outbreaks Surveillance System at the National Level and the State Capital: A Descriptive Study. Said Salah Eldin Al-Said. (DUO@UiO)
  • An Open Source Approach to Improving GIS Implementations in Developing Countries. Jan Henrik Øverland (DUO@UiO)
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