Making an impact today for a better tomorrow

creating effective and empowering solutions

Who We Are

IHM Southern Africa is an informatics-driven social enterprise leveraging the power of data and technology to drive positive change. We use innovative solutions to address societal challenges, empowering communities and organizations to make informed decisions, enhance efficiency, and promote equitable and sustainable development.  

Building a sustainable health information ecosystem through SCHISS

The Strengthening Capacity for Health Information Systems Sustainably (SCHISS) project has made substantial strides in optimizing digital health in Zambia through the SmartCare electronic health record system. We’re on a mission to improve healthcare by accelerating access, enhancing preventive care, securing data, optimizing resources, promoting equity, and advancing research. Our approach not only fosters an efficient and equitable healthcare system for all but also empowers patients to take control of their health.

providing crucial insights to develop targeted HIV prevention strategies for adolescent girls and young women

By addressing the specific contexts and behaviors associated with new infections, interventions can effectively reach and empower adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). IHM Southern Africa’s collaboration in this research contributed to evidence-based approaches aimed at reducing HIV incidence and improving the overall well-being of AGYW in Eswatini.

ensuring continuity of care and enhancing service delivery through CMIS

The implementation of the Client Management Information System (CMIS) in Swaziland streamlined data collection, freeing up resources for data analysis and decision-making. Healthcare providers gained efficient access to patient history, ensuring continuity of care and reducing patient wait times

News and Stories

Securing Zambia’s Health Data

IHM engaged external experts through the CDC’s Technical Assistance Platform, fostering partnerships to bridge gaps in cybersecurity for digital health in Zambia. These activities underline the importance of safeguarding health data in an era of digital advancements and highlights ongoing initiatives to fortify security measures in the health sector.

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