The OpenLMIS initiative incorporates a community-focused approach to develop open source and customisable logistics management information systems specifically designed for low-resource settings. The end result is a powerful, flexible system that provides shared benefit across users and programs.
OpenLMIS aims to improve the management of health supply-chains, including the inventory of medical resources – providing a clear overview of the availabiltiy of medical supplies such as diagnostic tests, and personal protective equipment. The tool can support decision-makers in allocating resources, and in responding to COVID-19.
The OpenLMIS initiative incorporates a community-focused approach to develop open source and customisable LMIS systems specifically designed for low-resource settings. OpenLMIS improves data accuracy, increases accountability, improves data timeliness, and increases data visibility – all essential in managing a response to a crisis such as COVID-19.