Oranga, A Solution with an African Hospital Management Information System (HMIS) at the core, designed to function in areas with minimal connectivity and power. The objective: a robust energy infrastructure, even when the grid is non-functioning, to support the well-being of patients, to gauge the patient health and the quality of care. The HIMS-system supports health-workers creating and using electronic medical records. Health-workers are supported in their clinical decision process and supported with all the services provided in a hospital (registration, lab, pharmacy, various wards and various types of medical programs). Oranga is flexible, easy to implement, modular, scalable and less complex than other systems. Oranga is designed to support any web browser and compatible with any client base system, for example, an Android system. Oranga means health and wellbeing in Maori.
The Oranga-solution of SC Synergie on a project is implemented in 5 steps, using our ample experience in a remote and off-grid context.
1 Assessment of the technical hospital infrastructure & development Solution
2 Implementation of Hardware Solution incl. a HIMS when required
3 Training staff & Follow up
4 Program management: communication with all stakeholders & supply teams involved
5 Rooftop O&M: SC Synergie supports continuity of the supply of energy and also of replacement of crashed equipment. This solution can be offered to the hospital for a price per kWh (comparable with the current energy price).
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Proof of Concept
St Kizito Hospital in Matany Uganda A regularly off grid integrated solution in a 250-bed hospital. 22 health centers in the vicinity of the hospital are connected to the system. The proof of concept is collaboration between the Catholic Church and SC Synergie. For more information on the hospital visit: www.matanyhospital.org
In 2018 SC Synergie has continued to deploy the 1st Oranga HC-Solution in the Moroto health district in Uganda. In 2019 we will continue to roll out our solutions in Uganda.
In Q4 2018 Stichting Oranga has been set up to further support the funding of the activities to strengthen health systems.
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