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OpenLMIS (eLMIS) Zambia

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

Dec 19, 2018   |   Blog Post

Looking Better than Ever: OpenLMIS v3.5 offers exciting new visual & analytics capabilities

Reposted from OpenLMIS The latest release of the OpenLMIS software, version 3.5, is a major accomplishment for the Initiative and a milestone for public health supply chain stakeholders globally.  3.5 is the sixth major release since the re architecture and represents how implementers continue to...

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Sep 5, 2018   |   Blog Post

OpenLMIS Releases Version 3.4

Reposted from OpenLMIS OpenLMIS is a global initiative to support the development of shareable, interoperable, open-source software for electronic logistics management information systems. The OpenLMIS initiative’s mission is to make a powerful Logistics Management Information System (LMIS) available in low-resource environments – providing high-quality...

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Mar 2, 2017   |   Press Release

OpenLMIS announces the launch of OpenLMIS version 3, an open source logistics management information system (LMIS)

Announcement- March 2, 2017 OpenLMIS  Releases Version 3 Today, OpenLMIS announces the release of OpenLMIS version 3, an open source logistics management information system (LMIS). The OpenLMIS Community, representing a global consortium of partners including software developers, implementers and donors, collaborated on a full redesign of...

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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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Mar 24, 2016   |   Blog Post

What do vaccines and vending machines have in common? Using data to improve vaccine delivery in Benin

Over the past year and a half in Benin, VillageReach has supported the Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) in their work to pilot and scale Logivac, an informed push distribution system for immunization commodities. Starting as a pilot in a single health zone in...

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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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VillageReach, in partnership with PATH, supported the Ministry of Health and its partners to develop a vision and roadmap for computerized logistics management information systems (LMIS) in Zambia. As a first step, VillageReach helped to facilitate a series of workshops with the ministry, Medical Stores Limited (MSL), and the partners who support the ministry in supply chain strengthening to develop a shared vision and a comprehensive set of user requirements for a future computerized LMIS.

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How It Works

  • Once the Zambia requirements and roadmap were developed and endorsed by the ministry and its partners, VillageReach continued to support the process by assisting the ministry and its partners to move forward on the development and implementation of the LMIS.

OpenLMIS is an open source tool supported by an international community of partners, implementers, and developers. LEARN MORE


Report  |  2019

OpenLMIS – GAP Project Success Story



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  • PATH

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