Strengthening Health Systems in Tanzania eLMIS: Automated Data for Integrated Health Logistics Management

Download this publicationHealth programs rely on supply chains for adequate quantities and quality of health products for their patients. To meet patient demand and improve health outcomes, Tanzania, in collaboration with Zambia, built an electronic logistics management information system (eLMIS) that includes most major health programs in the country. eLMIS links health facilities with the central store to collect and distribute logistics data in real time. Knowing which medicines are used and which medicines are required helps supply chain managers provide continuity of supply for patients. JSI, 2015

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