Improving Child Health Supply Chain

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John Snow Inc. (JSI) used Magpi in Malawi, Ethiopia and Rwanda to collect data and analyze stock availability of malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea and other children’s medicines. By adopting mobile data collection, JSI’s Supply Chains 4 Community Case Management (SC4CCM) program improved speed and accuracy of the supply chain by having real-time information on low inventories, supervision and training issues, drug expiration, and more. More than 93,000 community health workers managed up to 75 products reaching children in the most difficult to access areas with a wide variety of geographies.

Report: Big Data and Health

We have more data than ever before. Nowhere is this more evident than in the health industry, where big data and the smarter technologies tapping into it are enabling rapid change and helping with outbreak controls, data tracking, and medical research.

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