Installations of IDART successfully carried out in Health Facilities in Gaza Province by Jembi / UEM-mOASIS with support from EGPAF
The multidisciplinary team of the Infrastructure department of Jembi / UEM-mOASIS travelled to the Province of Gaza as part of the installation of iDART’s physical and data infrastructure, in 11 Health Facilities located in 6 districts of the Province with support from EGPAF
Maputo, Mozambique – May 2020 – On March 23, 2020, a multidisciplinary team, from the infrastructure department of Jembi / UEM-MOASIS, travelled to the province of Gaza, as part of the installation of iDART in the following health facilities and respective districts: CS Chaimite, CS Malehice (Chibuto district); CS Chidenguele(Manjacaze district); CS Chissano, CS Július Nyerere, CS Chipenhe(Limpopo district); CS Praia de Bilene, CS Incaia (district of Bilene); CS Javanhane (Guijá district); CS Hokwe, CS Manjangue (Chokwe district).
The activities carried out in the 11 HFs with financial support from PEPFAR/CDC had a duration of 27 working days, where visits of recognition and evaluation were made and then the respective installations.
IDART is a software solution for dispensing antiretroviral drugs (ARV) in use at health facilities of the National Health (NHS) system. It provides support to pharmacy technicians for a faster and more effective dispensation, reducing patient waiting time, and facilitates the management of ARV stocks by the HF and also allows the printing of various reports for better stock management and patient tracking.
The team that travelled to Gaza was composed of: a network technician, an electrical technician and a driver. And it had the support from EGPAF in terms of communication and presentation to the local authorities, access to the health facilities, transportation of equipment, having ensured that the work happened continuously and without problems. Taking into account the current situation in which the country and the world are facing of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Jembi team obeyed the rules of interpersonal distancing and prevention measures decreed by the Government of Mozambique, with Jembi being considered as an organization that provides essential services to the NHS.
The work plan included 2 phases, the first aimed to install a physical network, which communicates with the pharmacy and the data entry department; add electrical outlets, perform electrical tests of voltage levels as well as network connectivity tests. The second phase consisted of the configuration and installation of the equipment, but due to the latest events in the country regarding the COVID-19
pandemic, this phase was postponed for a period to be determined.