New Pharmaceutical Management System Launched
28 Jun 2016

The Ministry has a new Pharmaceutical Management Information Dashboard system, launched on 23 June 2016 by the Minister - Dr. Bernard Haufiku. This is a computerized stock management system for the efficient flow of pharmaceutical information at all central and regional medical stores, district and referral hospitals. It will gradually replace the paper-based stock card currently in use.


Benefits of the Dashboard system

  • Increase visibility of stock status data that improves pharmaceutical supply chain decision making.
  • Identify potential stock outs and overstocking to enable timely redistribution of health products.
  • Efficient management of pharmaceutical products to maximise availably and to minimize wastage.


Key Features of the Dashboard system

  • Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Dashboard – provides a summary of the number of people accessing HIV treatment and an early warning on potential stock-outs of ARV medications.
  • Pharmaceutical Dashboard – provides stock status for all essential health products at all central and regional medical stores and health facilities.
  • PMIS Dashboard – trends 22 essential pharmaceutical information management indicators.


NB!!! As of June 2016, the system is implemented in 15 out of 35 state hospitals.


Health Advisories
Medicine Control Council
Development Programmes
Dr Haufiku