Subject: Health technologies > Information and communication technologies
- Meeting Requirements for Controlled Room Temperature Storage of Medicines
Project Optimize and the Tunisian Ministry of Public Health are collaborating to explore new logistics and supply chain solutions that can optimize the vaccine supply chain. This report describes a study that project Optimize commissioned to assess the least-cost, most energy-efficient solution for pharmaceutical stores at the regional and district level.
Author: Lloyd J, McCarney S
Publication date: October 2012
- Vietnam: Demonstrating Innovative Health Supply Chain Solutions
This document describes how project Optimize is collaborating with Vietnam’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology to demonstrate innovations in the supply chain that can help to meet the demands of an increasingly large and costly portfolio of vaccines.
Publication date: July 2012
- The Case for Developing and Deploying an Open Source Electronic Logistics Management Information System
This paper, written by the Digital Health Solutions team at PATH, discusses the importance of providing a global commons for sharing tools, experiences, and best practices to meet health information needs and how OpenLMIS has been successfully applied in Zambia, Tanzania, and Ethiopia to strengthen and improve their logistics management systems.
Publication date: January 2012
- Delivering on the Promise of Information Technology to Strengthen Health Systems: PATH's Approach to Enterprise Architecture Addresses Common Challenges of Health Systems
From tracking tuberculosis in Africa to providing better maternal and child health care in India, PATH's work in health information systems is bridging the gap between global health and information and communication technology using a different approach—a user-driven enterprise architecture and technology that addresses user requirements. Find out more about PATH's work in digital health solutions.
Publication date: June 2011
- The Health Information Systems Programme: Final Report
This document is an independent review of the Health Information Systems Programme (HISP) and an assessment of its achievements. HISP is a global project to strengthen public health systems and the developer of the District Health Information System (DHIS) software for collecting and aggregating health statistics.
Publication date: April 2011
- Building Stronger Health Information Systems in the Developing World: Recommendations for Donors, Governments, and Nongovernmental Organizations
This research paper and strategic briefing confirms the importance of following a replicable process for determining and documenting user requirements for health management information systems via an extensive literature review and expert interviews. It also details recommendations on how to integrate a standard methodology into information and communication technology projects for global health. Find out more about PATH's work in digital health solutions.
Author: Wilson K, Lubinski D
Publication date: September 2010
- Common Requirements for Logistics Management Information Systems
This document focuses on a method for producing descriptions, models, and figures for logistics management that accurately represent the views and needs of global health professionals. The document can be used by global health practitioners to inform software development related to health systems. Find out more about PATH's work in digital health solutions.
Publication date: September 2010