Case Study - Electronic Patient Management Sytem ePMS - Zimbabwe
The Ministry of Health and Child Care, in consultation with its partners, resolved to establish an electronic system to collect and manage HIV and TB data at the patient level, with the ultimate aim of phasing out paper registers throughout
This case study was commissioned to assess the how the ePMS has improved services to patients and to document how the partnership between the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC), UNDP, the Global Fund and other key external partners has worked to support this.
- ePMS has been installed at 246 ART high volume sites
- Investments in the electronic Patient Management System (ePMS) have ensured the more efficient and effective management of HIV and TB patients and helped to minimize the lack of follow-up with patients on treatment
- Data quality, it’s use in accurate forecasting and evaluations of interventions are enabling more effective programming