Towards Paperless Health Records

Unique Patient ID's Issued.


Years of Expereince.


E-Modules Deployed.


Health Workers Trained.

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About Baobab Health Trust

We Lead in the improvement of health through Information and Communications Technology in the developing World.

Baobab Health was founded in 2001 by Dr. Thuy Bui and Dr. Gerald P. Douglas as a partnership and later transformed into a malawian Trust in 2008 to be called Baobab Health Trust (BHT). BHT is a registered local NGO in Malawi with the Council of Non-governmental Organizations of Malawi (CONGOMA). BHT has dedicated its efforts to revolutionizing the use of technology in developing-world’s health care environments

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Our Products


The National ART is BHT's flagship system tailored to improve the management, treatment,monitoring and prevention of HIV and AIDS and contribute towards achieving UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals.


Antenatal Care assists to improve contiuum of care of pregnant women by collecting demographics, obstetric, medical, surgical and social history.


The HIV testing and councelling electronic system supports all HTS activities including client's optional registration, inventory management of test kits, adherence to HTC protocol at point of testing and reporting.


Electronic Birth Registration System for capturing all births taking place in health facilities and outside the district and central hospitals. All the demographics captured are pushed to the district's registration office through the Assistant District Registrar who then pushes the details to the National Registration Bureau for further approvals and printing of Birth Certificates


Electronic Death Registration System used to record professionally certified deaths including causes of death, location of death and other relevant demographic details and finally printing of Death Certificate at National Registration Bureau.


The core existence of the Laboratory Information Management System is to improve the management, storage and reporting of Lab data.

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Latest News

EMR scale up on course

Baobab Health Trust (BHT) with a mandate from the Ministry of Health and Population is scaling up the implementation of Electronic Medical Record Systems (EMRS) in health facilities across Malawi

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Improving Data Quality - Why it matters most

Data Specialist At first glance, the data looked great. Only to realise 5 seconds later that most indicators I was interested in are missing, and some are not accurate. A question immediately comes, “is this data reliable?” Nobody likes unpleasant surprises! And nobody is happy sharing inaccurate reports

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BHT Rolls out Electronic Stock Management System

Stock management remains one of the fundamental assignments for any successful organization. Such is the case because every organisation would want to see the purchased equipment or goods being put to proper use and generate the desired returns for the growth of the organisation. However most organisations find this task to be “alot of work.

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Baobab Health EMR Foot Print

Baobab Health has deployed Electronic Medical Record systems almost nationwide. The number and quality of our products is increasing exponentially and we are expanding beyond borders of Malawi across the region in the near future.