The OpenLMIS initiative, of which Vitalliance is the new steward, is supported by over 20 implementation and technology partners, and has received financial support from several major donors. Our partners provide valuable input into shaping OpenLMIS technical priorities, as well as serving as thought partners to support the ongoing growth and expansion of OpenLMIS as an open-source community. These organizations have helped shape the OpenLMIS product and community, and continue to lend their technical expertise, leadership, and generous support as OpenLMIS expands.
OpenLMIS relies on a strong network of ‘Trusted Partner’ organizations to support Ministries of Health and other stakeholders to implement OpenLMIS from both a technical and project management perspective. Trusted Partner organizations are experts in OpenLMIS, global health, supply chain and technology. These organizations regularly contribute time, ideas, and technical expertise to support the OpenLMIS community. A detailed profile of each of our Trusted Partner organizations is available here.
BAO Systems is a social enterprise working in over 60 countries to strengthening data use through technology. BAO focuses on scalability, integration and interoperability, data analytics and use, and capacity building. They have specific expertise in developing integration and interoperability between LMIS systems and DHIS 2, and have supported building this functionality for OpenLMIS. They also offer scalable hosting for OpenLMIS. Click here to inquire about their OpenLMIS cloud hosting offering
CHAI is a international global health NGO, with significant experience in software design, deployment, and transition of technology systems. They offer experience in product management, change management, training, costing, and scale up of technology initiatives. CHAI provided significant technical input into building Stock Management functionality in OpenLMIS v3, and continue to contribute to the overall vision, governance and design of the OpenLMIS product.
The Empower School of Health is an India-based institution specializing in capacity building in health, PSM, leadership and LMIS. They have significant experience in supply chain assessment, analysis, design, and implementation, as well as technological capacity to support LMIS requirement gathering, system evaluation, system design, roll-out and implementation.
JSI is a US-based public health consulting company 30 years of experience in supply chain management in over 70 countries. JSI has worked in many global contexts to establish electronic interfaces for data exchanges among different links of the supply chain systems. They offer specific expertise in information system design, piloting, impact evaluation, country level rollout, training, support, and end-to-end implementation services. JSI supports OpenLMIS implementations in Tanzania, Zambia, Cote d’Ivoire, and Guinea.
Ona is a Nairobi-based social enterprise with extensive experience in mobile health solutions, data management solutions, open-source technology. Ona builds digital solutions for data collection and visualization (dashboards, reports), and developed the OpenLMIS analytics and reporting solution. Ona also supports the integration between OpenSRP and OpenLMIS to support managing stock offline in the OpenSRP Android app.
PATH is a Seattle-based international NGO working across public private partnerships to support digital health initiatives globally. In the LMIS sphere, PATH works to improve upon existing information systems to track commodities, cold chain assets, and routine immunization data in vaccine supply chains. PATH played a key role in the initial requirements development for OpenLMIS and continues to play a critical role in guiding the OpenLMIS community and product roadmap.
SoftWorks is a Bangladesh-based software development company specializing in supply chain information system development. They bring extensive experience to the OpenLMIS community in: LMIS system requirements, system maintenance and support, user acceptance, training, roll-out and implementation of technological tools.
SolDevelop is a Poland-based software development and information technology outsourcing company with significant experience working with open-source technologies in the global health field. SolDevelo plays a key role in the development, testing, and quality assurance of the OpenLMIS software. They have actively supported customization, deployment, and ongoing maintenance of OpenLMIS implementations in Malawi, Benin (SIIL) and Mozambique (SELV).
VillageReach is a Seattle-based international NGO who works with governments to solve health care delivery challenges in low-resource communities. VillageReach focuses on improving the efficiency of public health supply chains through innovation, human centered design, and improving data use/analytics. VillageReach plays an active role in supporting and innovating with OpenLMIS and other digital tools. VillageReach supports OpenLMIS implementations in Malawi, Mozambique, and Angola in partnership with other governments and members of the OpenLMIS community.