USAID support for supply chain system strengthening for non-communicable diseases

USAID

We highly appreciate the USAID’s technology support for digitization of health sector and automation of public health supply chain systems in the province.
The support has been pivotal to ensure commodity security and improved healthcare service delivery”, said the Special Secretary, Health Department, KP, Dr. Syed Farooq Jamil.
The training on D-Talk & Insulin for Life Program MIS concluded at a local hotel in Islamabad. Speaking on the occasion, Director General Health Services Dr Niaz Muhammad said, “We highly value the strategic partnership between the KP government and USAID for supply chain system strengthening for non-communicable diseases as well.”
The Project Director D-Talk and Insulin for Life Program, KP Dr A H Aamir shared that “The DTalk system will ensure that medicine reach the patients helping in controlling diabetes related morbidities and also lessening the burden on tertiary health care system.
D-Talk will also help in maintaining stocks, generate alerts and multiple reports for efficient management and improved services. Training of the staff present here will further ensure successful implementation of the system”.
He thanked the GHSC-PSM project for developing the system and for arranging the training. “USAID is supporting the digital governance agenda of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department which is also aligned with the President’s most recent Ordinance on Health Data Center established at the NIH, MoNHSR&C.
This new application would help Health Department, KP in registration of insulin dependent patients at public sector hospitals which has revolutionized the management of patients with Diabetes”, said the Country Director, USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program, Dr. Muhammad Tariq.
The training was attended by officials from the D-Talk & Insulin for Life Program, Health Department KP. As many as 23 participants from 18 districts of KP province were trained. Certificates were distributed to the participants for successful completion of the training.