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Tuesday, October 29 • 14:15 - 15:00
Breakout 9: Improving Visibility of Health Commodities at Public Health Facilities in Lagos State, Nigeria

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Exousia Lagos deployed a pilot proof of concept project to improve supply chain visibility for public health program commodities in Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos State using a Mobile Inventory Reporting Application (MIRA) based on CommCare app by Dimagi (an Android-based open-source application) to collect data on health commodities utilized in the HIV/AIDS, TB, Family Planning and other common disease programs. The application was developed, Users trained and deployed to capture data for two months, May – July 2019. A dramatic improvement (100%) invisibility of last-mile commodity data is reported with 316 daily and 121 monthly stock reports and an average reporting rate of 87.36% (30/34 health facilities). It took health workers an average of 7 minutes to complete daily reports and accounted for 60% savings in real cost.

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Margaret Adedapo

Lagos State Ministry of Health, Lagos, Nigeria
Margaret Oluwayemisi Adedapo, a Pharmacist, Public Health and Supply Chain Specialist and a fellow of the West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacists is the Coordinator, Logistics Management Coordinating Unit of the Lagos State Ministry of Health. A team builder, she leads the... Read More →

Tuesday October 29, 2019 14:15 - 15:00

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