What does VillageReach do?

February 24, 2020 Off By idswater

What does VillageReach do?

VillageReach (www.villagereach.org) aims to improve the systems that distribute medical supplies to rural areas in Africa, so that life-saving supplies get to those who need them.

Where can you find VillageReach?

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  • Benin.
  • Cote d’Ivoire.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Ethiopia.
  • Guinea.
  • Malawi.
  • Mozambique.
  • Nigeria.

What type of organization is VillageReach?

VillageReach is a registered 501(c)(3) that works with governments to solve health care delivery challenges in low-resource communities. It is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, in the United States, with countries offices in Mozambique, Malawi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa.

What is open LMIS?

OpenLMIS is an open source global good for digital health that was purpose-built to be an electronic logistics management information system (LMIS) for health commodity supply chains. By every measure, OpenLMIS is a successful multi-country, multi-donor, multi-implementer open source software platform.

What is LMIS software?

A logistics management information system (LMIS) is a system of records and reports – whether paper-based or electronic – used to aggregate, analyze, validate and display data (from all levels of the logistics system) that can be used to make logistics decisions and manage the supply chain.

What is OpenLMIS project?

OpenLMIS is an open source, cloud-based, electronic logistics management information system (LMIS) purpose-built to manage health commodity supply chains. OpenLMIS is an open source project and welcomes all types and levels of developers to contribute!

What are the basic elements of logistics?

There are five elements of logistics:

  • Storage, warehousing and materials handling.
  • Packaging and unitisation.
  • Inventory.
  • Transport.
  • Information and control.

What is the full meaning of LMIS?

What are the two types of logistics?

Types of Logistics

  • Logistics Fields.
  • Procurement Logistics: Procuring Raw Materials and Parts.
  • Production Logistics: Materials Management, Distribution in Factories, Product Management, Shipping.
  • Sales Logistics: Delivery from Warehouse to Wholesalers, Retailers, and Consumers.

What are the tools of LMIS?

LMIS digital tools include:

  • dispensing or point-of-service (POS) systems that track consumption at the health facility.
  • electronic LMIS (eLMIS) solutions for reporting data, requisitioning or allocating products, visualizing data, and alerting users to performance issues.
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