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Re: Importing Organisation Unit


Hello Nibras,

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On Sun, Aug 19, 2018 at 1:27 AM Nibras Ar Rakib <nibras.rakib@xxxxxxxxxx>

> Dear Sir,
> My name is Nibras Ar Rakib and currently I am working at icddr, b
> (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh) as
> programmer and involved in Routine Health Information System (RHIS).
> We have successfully installed and configured DHIS2 (2.29) for
> aggregated data collection purpose for different region of Bangladesh.
> Problem we are currently facing is preparing the csv file for importing
> organization unit.
> One particular field I do not understand that in the documentation
> (
> https://docs.dhis2.org/2.29/en/developer/html/webapi_csv_metadata_import.html-
> Table: 1.19) that there is column named UID and Parent UID. During
> populating the csv, do we need to specify those UIDS and Parent UIDS (I
> know we should do that otherwise hierarchy wont populate. Also then I
> need to handle Parent UIDS programmatically)? If that happens, then I
> need to populate the csv programmatically. I also know, DHIS2 has an API
> that provide stable identifier. Is there any other way around to develop
> the hierarchical organization unit?
> It would be really helpful if you provide your ideas or suggestion
> regarding this.
> This is the first time I am posting in this team. If this this team is
> not appropriate for this question please let me know and delete this
> message.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Nibras Ar Rakib
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