Synchronised National Communication in Health – SyNCH

Improved access to chronic medicines by electronic prescribing and monitoring of patient medicine parcel collection

Project start date : 05/09/2016

Beneficiary country : South Africa

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Primary healthcare
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies
  • Chronic diseases
  • Cardiovascular illnesses
  • Mental health

Fields of application

  • Patient monitoring and medical data
  • Other(s) (specify)

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • NGO
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • Provincial/regional (in one region of a single country)

Economic model(s)

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Other

Project objectives

Materials used

  • Tablet
  • Computer
  • Connected objects
  • Other (specify)

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Other (please specify)

About the sponsor

Health Systems Trust

Non-Governmental Organisation supporting the South African National Department of Health in strengthening health systems.

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : South Africa

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation