Model Clinic teaching another clinic

  • February 4, 2015

Sister Theresa Community Hospital health care workers visited Balaka District Hospital, ART Clinic in order to understand how the model facility uses ART electronic record system for the management of patient records and improvement of care. Commenting on the visit, Sister Theresa Hospital administrator, Sister Esther Namahella, noted that “as seeing is believing, integrating clinical…

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Journal Publishes Paper on An electronic register for vital registration in a rural village with no electricity in Malawi.

  • October 4, 2014

Posted  by FELIX CHISONI A paper by Oliver J.Gadabu, Ronald Manjom, Shawo Mwakilama OF Baobab Health Trust, Gerald. P. Douglas of Center for Health Informatics for the Underserved, University of Pittsburgh, A. D. Harries of The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, C. Moyo, Central Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Ministry of Health, Malawi, L….

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Migration from BART 1.0 to 2.0 nears completion

  • August 19, 2014

LILONGWE: It is all smiles at BHT as it embarks on its last journey towards migration of  BART 1.0 (Baobab Health Anteretroviral Therapy) system to version 2.0. The exercise will see all health facilities which were still using the old version of the system switching to the new user friendly BART 2.0 platform. BART 1.0…

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Solar Energy, adding value beyond targeted solution in Malawi

  • July 11, 2014

Contributor: Felix Chisoni In Malawi, the national health system is riddled by many challenges. For instance, it has been a challenge to collect timely, reliable and accurate data. Most of the rural areas of Malawi are off the national power grid. As a result, alternative energy sources are necessary for implementation of electronic systems.Solar energy…

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Chronic Care System Strengthening record keeping everyday.

  • August 19, 2014

14th March 2014 brought a new moment concerning the management of patient records and integration of various Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) clinics into one point of care Electronic Medical System at area 25 urban health center in Lilongwe, Malawi. With the common saying that “ IF it is not documented , it was NOT done, Gift…

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Baobab Health participates in Peace Corps 50th Anniversary.

  • April 3, 2014

LILONGWE, February 4, 2014- Baobab Health recently participated in the Peace Corps 50th anniversary at the Statehouse. Among others, Baobab Health Showcased Several systems such as the dashboard (used for monitoring daily Hospital attendance), BART (used for managing HIV and AIDS patients) OPD ( For Outpatient Diagnosis Clinics) and ANC for the management of Antenatal Women….

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Baobab Health Spearheads Data Standards Adoption

  • February 4, 2014

In an effort to ensure that the Healthcare and Public communities are empowered with health technologies, in order to improve individual and community health, Baobab Health organised a data standards meeting at Pacific  Hotel where among others, BHT together with other stakeholders such as Centre for Monitoring and Evaluation  Department (CMED), Centres for Disease Control…

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Demographics Data Exchange and Unique National Patient ID

  • October 25, 2013

       “I would like the system to facilitate monitoring of patients and transfer and referral of patients from one department to another and facility to another (Mchinji DHO during site visit in January 2013). This has been the request for many system users having recognized that they are using the EMR and this…

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