Dr. Jennie Eliezer Jaribu is a Research Scientist at Ifakara Health Institute. She received her Medical Degree from University of Dar es Salaam, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and a Master of Science in Epidemiology from University of London, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and PhD in Epidemiology from Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, an affiliate of university of Basel, Switzerland. She has worked for five years as a health care quality improvement coordinator in projects on Improving Newborn Survival in Southern Tanzania and Expanded Quality Management Using Information Power. In addition to quality improvement activities, she was engaged in epidemiological field research and leadership of the branch office. Her work has served to increase the capacity of primary health care providers and community members in Ruangwa district, Mtwara Rural district, and Tandahimba districts in Tanzania. She conducted a series of workshops and provided on-site supervisions resulting in an improved ability to apply quality improvement methods, to improve data quality and to use data for decision making in maternal and newborn health. Currently she is a Technical Advisor at Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender Elderly and Children, Monitoring and Evaluation Section under the project Data for Health Initiative(D4H). She is facilitating development of a Tanzania Health Information Policy guideline and integration of PlanRep and DHIS2 systems among other activities.