This page provides an introduction to each of the OpenLMIS Community's Trusted Partners, so we can all be familiar with their key areas of expertise and relevant digital technology implementation experience:
Dedicated to improving access to healthcare to underserved and vulnerable communities around the world
Operating in 44 countries (including the US) with over 3,000 staff
Over 30 years of experience in supply chain management in over 70 countries
Digital LMIS Experience:
Enterprise resource planning solutions to manage global supply chain operations and national medical stores
Extensive experience in establishing electronic interfaces for data exchanges among different links of the supply chain systems
Web-based LMIS solutions in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Zimbabwe
OpenLMIS in Tanzania, Zambia, Cote d’Ivoire, and Guinea
In Zambia, automation of workflows at health facility level to capture all transactions impacting product inventories, month-end aggregation of such transactions, and electronic submission of month-end LMIS report from health facilities to central OpenLMIS server.
In Tanzania, implemented country wide comprehensive immunization reporting system (called VIMS) that automated reporting of immunizations performed, stock level of vaccine and related commodities, operating status of cold chain equipment (CCE), temperature reading of CCE, batch movement and expiration tracking, adverse event reporting/investigation, and requisition and order fulfilment services to maintain health facilities with adequate stock.
Mobile technology for last mile ordering and reporting in Malawi, Kenya, and Tanzania
GS1 bar code functionality to support receiving and distributions workflows in Ethiopia
Supply chain analysis, design, and implementation
Business process reengineering, change management and policy level advocacy
Information system design, piloting, impact evaluation, country level rollout, training, support, and end-to-end implementation services
Building local capacity and transitioning to local/regional institutions for sustainability
KPI based analytics, data use, supportive supervision and performance management
Digital management information system implementation
A dynamic software development and information technology outsourcing company, focused on delivering high quality software and innovative solutions
With offices in Poland and Seattle, SolDevelo has a team of over 60 developers working on a range of projects involving: application development, mobile solutions, testing and quality assurance, cloud infrastructure
Many global clients in the health and development sector
Active member and contributor to the OpenLMIS Community
Digital LMIS experience:
Core development and QA of OpenLMIS v3
Customization, deployment, and ongoing dev support of OpenLMIS v3 in Malawi
Supported implementations: Benin (SIIL) and Mozambique (SELV)
Open source and social impact engagement
Designing and developing software tailored to meet client's needs
Mobile solutions like data collection software used worldwide in health and manufacturing industry
Testing and Quality Assurance to make sure our solutions are bug-free
VillageReach is a global non-profit advancing our mission to save lives and improve health by increasing access to quality health care for the most underserved communities.
Works with governments to solve health care delivery challenges in low-resource communities. Focuses on three areas of the health system: (1) improving productivity and capacity of health workers; (2) improving the availability of vaccines, medicines, and supplies at the last mile; and (3) integrating data driven decision-making at all levels of the health system.
Has a strong presence in 3 core countries--Mozambique, Malawi and Democratic Republic of the Congo–play an active role in supporting and innovating with OpenLMIS and other digital tools. VillageReach also supports OpenLMIS in other countries in partnership with other members of the OpenLMIS community.
CHAI is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low- and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without it’s assistance
Has approximately 1,500 staff and over a decade of experience in supporting and implementing programs with Ministries of Health in 30+ countries.
Aims for universal access to services by improving capacity, enabling access to commodities and services and building sustainable systems to deliver these services
Digital LMIS experience:
Provided major technical expertise into building Stock Management functionality in OpenLMIS v3
Contributed to overall vision, governance and design of OpenLMIS product
SIGLUS, a mobile stock management system for all commodities and programs. SIGLUS uses OpenLMIS v2 as back end
Inventory Management System (IMS) for HIV and deployed at national scale
Health Commodity Management Platform
CHANGO, an LMIS for Vaccines
Developed and deployed the Medical Equipment Management and Maintenance System (MEMMS) platform
Developed RSA Pharma, pharmaceutical-tracking database that provides business intelligence for the procurement and supply of life-saving medicines.
In various countries:
SMS-based stock management and reporting tool
Supply Chain technical expertise
In-depth understanding of local context and challenges and teams on the ground with longstanding relationships with MOH and key stakeholders
Understanding of all program areas and integration opportunities in supply chain and information systems
Design, software development, deployment and successful transition of technology systems
Ona is developing the OpenLMIS analytics and reporting solution based on our open source Canopy Data Platform in partnership with the OpenLMIS community. Ona has demonstrated pulling information from multiple sources including emails, DHIS2, custom accounting systems and OpenLMIS all into a single system that can be built upon with minimal engineering.
Integration between OpenSRP and OpenLMIS to support managing stock offline in the OpenSRP Android app
Provides a mobile interface that can work offline for long periods of time, only exchanging information with OpenLMIS when the internet becomes available
Stock management module
Digital solutions for data collection and visualization (dashboards, reports)
Mobile health solutions, data management solutions, open-source technology
Adapting and customizing digital solutions to the needs of health workers and ministries of health in various country settings
PATH envisions a world where innovation ensures that health is within reach for everyone. Today, PATH is harnessing the power of digital tools and fostering innovation in communities everywhere to bring good health within reach of more people faster. Our guiding principles:
Put the user first
Collaborate for impact
Focus on sustainability
Uphold country ownership
Evaluate and evolve solutions
PATH supports digital health globally with our expertise and experience working across public private partnerships and
By remaining technology-agnostic, we help countries navigate the complex digital health landscape and make the best decisions for national digital health investments.
By finding opportunity to leverage and deepen the application of sustainable global goods, we strengthen the portfolio of health technology platforms available for country health programs.
By packaging complete solutions as global goods, we are accelerating adaptation and reuse of digital health tools by countries.
We combine commercial software development practices with an understanding of practical health challenges to address information management needs and improve data-driven decision-making. Examples include:
Developing country-specific common requirements for logistics systems
Working with countries to augment immunization and global health databases to establish nationwide immunization information systems
Improving existing information systems to track commodities, cold chain assets, and routine immunization data
Use of dashboards to improve utility and functionality of existing data platforms
Working with multilateral organizations to build a common shared immunization data platform
Developing and introducing software for countries to collect data and manage cold chain equipment inventories
Human-centered and evidence-based solutions
We partner with end users to understand their challenges, context, and health needs–and we use what we learn to define affordable, data-driven, appropriate solutions
We forge unexpected partnerships with institutions, investors, and businesses of all sizes, matching each partner's expertise with our unique strengths to develop, deploy, and scale up innovations that remove roadblocks to health
Advocacy to overcome barriers
We work with global and national influencers to advocate for evidence-based policies that drive progress on health. And we work with local organizations to build and support champions for health
BAO Systems builds scalable and sustainable digital health solutions to empower our partners to improve health outcomes with data insights.
BAO Systems is supporting over 80 partners in more than 60 countries.
BAO Systems is a social enterprise and a certified US small business.
Our interdisciplinary staff helps us to better understand the challenges and solutions around data in international development. We are 70 team members with diverse expertise in international development, public health, M&E, software development, design, systems engineering, and data science.
Our approach to strengthening data use focuses on scalability, integration and interoperability, data analytics and use, and capacity building.
Digital LMIS Experience:
Scalable hosting for OpenLMIS
Together with OpenLMIS, we developed turnkey OpenLMIS -DHIS 2 interoperability that facilitates the setup of OpenLMIS by pulling in key metadata from DHIS 2 and sending key data back to DHIS 2 for analysis. This functionality will be available from within OpenLMIS for use by all partners by the end of the quarter.
Developing integration and interoperability between LMIS systems and DHIS 2.
Configuring DHIS 2 to support integrated analysis with HMIS data.
We design digital health solutions for countries, projects, and organizations to help them make better decisions using data. Through the process, we help our partners understand how technology and innovation can help to solve their challenges and identify how global goods can be configured and customized to meet their needs.
End-to-end DHIS 2 services for small, single project systems to large scale, multi-country systems such as DATIM.
DHIS 2 Tracker for registries and case management
Integration and interoperability between HIS sub-systems including HMIS, CHIS, LMIS, HRIS, EMR, financial systems, as well as surveys, GIS data sources, and streaming data.
Services offered in research, consulting, capacity building and digital solution
Core areas include public health, health PSM and Leadership
5000+ individual up-skilled, 200+ organised supported, 100+ countries reached
Offices in Gurugram (India), Thailand, Geneva & New York
Clients include MoHs across Africa and Asia and global organizations such as UN Agencies, Global Fund, Chemonics, BMGF
Key partners and associates include Red Cross, IQVIA, INSEAD, Kent State University
Digital LMIS Experience:
LMIS data reporting integration through analytics dashboard in India’s HIV/AIDS program
LMIS landscape study in Zimbabwe
LMIS pilot implementation in Zambia
eLMIS strategic advisory in Timor Leste
LMIS training as part of supply chain capacity building in Myanmar
Supply chain assessment, analysis, design, and implementation
PSM strategy development
Market access research and studies
Business process re-engineering and SOP development
Capacity building in health, PSM, leadership and LMIS
LMIS landscape studies, requirement gathering, system evaluation, system design, roll-out and implementation
Developing digital learning content and solutions
What is a OpenLMIS Trusted Partner?
OpenLMIS Trusted Partners:are globally recognized public health and technology companies vetted by the Community to implement OpenLMIS software in new implementation countries.
Trusted Partners are actively engaged in the Community, and regularly contribute to Technical and Product committee meetings. They generate and respond to new business opportunities in coordination with the Community.
More details about Trusted Partners are available in this document