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OpenLMIS (SELV) Mozambique

OpenLMIS is a leading Open Source electronic logistics management information system purpose-built to manage health supply chains in low- and middle-income countries.

Nov 15, 2016   |   Blog Post

Understanding (with) SELV

OpenLMIS, SELV, iSC. To most people these acronyms don’t mean much. To me, they tell a story of getting vaccines to the most remote communities in Mozambique. Sistema Electronico de Logstica de Vacinas (SELV) is the local name of a software used to record...

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Jan 8, 2015   |   Blog Post

2014: A Year of Learning

Why Peer-to-Peer Learning is a Critical Part of Health System Improvement As the Country Director for VillageReach in Mozambique, I am very encouraged by the progress we have made in the last 12 months. Great strides were made at the national level to bring...

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Aug 28, 2014   |   Blog Post

Testing Innovation in the Field - SELV

A few weeks back, my colleague Rachel Powers wrote about VillageReach’s customized deployment of an open-source electronic logistics system (OpenLMIS) in Mozambique, where it is referred to as SELV (Sistema Electrónico de Logística de Vacinas). Along with members of our team, she and I...

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Translated in Portuguese: “Sistema Electronica de Logistica de Vacinas” (SELV) is a version of OpenLMIS configured to support the District Logistics Capacity Study in Mozambique. SELV is replacing vrMIS, the first logistics management software VillageReach implemented in Mozambique.

People inspecting drone in field.

OpenLMIS in Mozambique. (Photo Credit: Paul Joseph Brown)

How It Works

  • The functionality of SELV is very similar to vrMIS; however it includes enhanced reporting capabilities, and the ability to collect data on a tablet. Data collected includes information on the vaccine stock that is delivered to each health facility, and how many vaccines are given to children.

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