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Technically Speaking–the Deployment of OpenLMIS in Mozambique

By Rachel Powers Technology Associate   Since beginning my technology associate internship at VillageReach, I’ve learned that strengthening health systems in developing countries requires reliable health information and improved decision-making capacity at all levels. Without real information on who needs what and where things are going it’s impossible to keep health centers supplied with the […]

How a Phone Call Saved a Life

A frontline perspective of the CCPF “Health Center by Phone” Program By Novice Gauti Hotline Supervisor VillageReach, Malawi When I trained as a midwife, I had no idea that I would be helping deliver babies over the phone. Technology has come a long way, especially in the district of Balaka in Malawi. In September of […]

Program Update: Mozambique DLS Performance Report January – June 2013

We recently posted the latest performance report update for the Dedicated Logistics System (DLS) in Mozambique, covering January – June 2013. You can find the report here. The implementation of the DLS is conducted in close partnership with the Mozambique Ministry of Health and provincial governments to improve access to vaccines for millions lacking sufficient […]

VillageReach Featured in Seattle International Foundation’s 2013 Global Giving Guide

We are proud to be featured again this year in SIF’s annual Global Giving Guide. See our profile in the guide, below, and visit the Seattle International Foundation. Rose is a Group Village Head in central Malawi and is responsible for overseeing the well-being of a community of a 32-village community. She has long been […]

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t See

One of the biggest challenges in a vaccine supply chain is the information system—a way to know the stock levels of each vaccine at each health center, knowing how much has been delivered and used each month in order to plan for what will be needed in the next month. Without this information, a manager […]

VillageReach Announces Final 20 Project – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Awards Grant to Improve Vaccine Delivery in Mozambique

Today we’re excited to announce the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding VillageReach a grant to improve vaccine delivery in Mozambique. The two-year Final 20 Project targets more than 400 of the Mozambique Ministry of Health’s rural health centers that serve a population of approximately 13 million. See our press release announcement and this […]

Mozambique Dedicated Logistics System Performance Reports

The Mozambique Dedicated Logistics System (DLS) Performance Reports are regularly issued, government-approved updates on the status of key performance indicators monitored by the DLS which serve as a gauge of quality system implementation. The first of these reports for publication is featured here. The performance reports present and explain trends across the following indicators: Health […]

Malawi – Pharmacy Assistant District Assessment

VillageReach, in partnership with the Malawi Ministry of Health, Malawi College of Health Sciences and University of Washington Global Medicines Programs is supporting a two year Pharmacy Assistant certificate course. The College has enrolled fifty students for the 2013 intake. The project is envisaged to address three main factors that affect overall medical supply chain […]

mHealth Alliance – VillageReach Improves MNCH in Malawi via Call Centers

The mHealth Alliance has published a new blog on our CCPF program. See the Alliance’s Health Unbound (HUB) website for the new post.

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