Management for health services delivery

Management of resources and support systems:
Information systems

Country experiences

  • Kenya: Electronic record-keeping saves lives
    Africa's Working Series, 2007
    A brief presentation on 18 rural clinics in western Kenya pioneering standardized, electronic record-keeping (You might have to disable your Pop-up blocker to access this presentation)
  • Design and Implementation of a Health Management Information System in Malawi: Issues, Innovations and Results
    C N Chaulagai, C M Moyo, J Koot, H Bm Moyo, TC Sambakunsi, F M Khunga and P D Naphini, 2005, Health Policy and Planning 20 (6): 375, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Analysis of strengths and weaknesses of existing information systems; sharing findings with all stakeholders; a minimum set of indicators; strategy formulated; use of information in planning, management and improvement of quality and coverage of services; personnel trained, quarterly feedback, supportive supervision and annual reviews; civil society monitoring; desire, dedication and commitment of leadership to have an effective and efficient health service management system
    (10 pages, pdf 180kb)