Dagu 2 is an inventory management system designed to manage commodities and logistic at health facilities, such as medications, medical equipments, and vaccinations. It provides a systematic recordkeeping system for managing health commodities and facilitates the use of standard operating logistics procedures including: issue and receipts, ‘first to expire, first out’ (FEFO), and batch/expiry tracking. It also helps store and generate timely stock reports for decision-making.
Implemented at national level. Running in about 650 health facilities in Ethiopia.
Earlier it was difficult to keep overview of which medications that were nearly expired, and which medications that were available in the storage. Dagu 2 make it easier to keep overview and identify available drugs, and use the drugs effectively before they expire.