- Sep 01, 2015
Technology for performance enhancement
Tools for better pharmacy management
PharmAccess is a group of non-profit organizations dedicated to improving access to quality healthcare in Africa. PharmAccess mobilizes public and private resources for the benefit of doctors and patients through clinical standards and quality improvements, loans for healthcare providers, health insurance, mHealth innovations and operational research.
This integrated approach is made possible by the following organizations:
Pharmacy businesses in low-resource settings face a lot of challenges which can affect the productivity of their business and quality of their service. PharmAccess’ Pharmacy Improvement Program seeks to improve pharmacy management by combining access to finance through local banks with training and technical assistance. Investment in technology could help pharmacies to improve their business operations. This brief presents tools developed by two Pfizer Global Health Fellows in Ghana to help pharmacies identify and select Pharmacy Management Systems suited to their needs.