Introducing the Data & Technical Assistance Centre (DTAC)

by Michael Nunan • June 12, 2020

With the support of MFAT, Beyond Essential Systems is excited to partner with The mSupply Foundation in launching the Indo-Pacific Health & Supply Chain Data & Technical Assistance Centre (DTAC). With initial funding from the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT), the project aims to improve access to essential medicines and will […]


vaccination solution being extracted from medicine bottle with a syringe

Saving vaccines with Bluetooth temperature tracking innovation

by Mikaela Barker • December 12, 2019

Vaccines can save lives and prevent the spread of life-threatening diseases, but only if they are stored and distributed effectively. Sounds simple, right? In many of the small island nations where we work access to a reliable power source, a working fridge and accurate fridge temperature monitoring, quality assurance can be a big problem. This […]


Celebrating pharmacists safeguarding health in the Pacific

by Mikaela Barker • October 4, 2019

We believe pharmacists are the foundation of an effective health system, however, their work can often go unseen and under-appreciated. In low and middle-income countries they are typically responsible for the entire end-to-end health supply chain. This is why we’re paying particular attention to World Pharmacists Day on 25 September, which celebrates the crucial role […]


Health tech improving medicines availability in the Pacific

by Mikaela Barker • September 12, 2019

How our health tech – coupled with targeted training and support – is improving medicines availability in Kiribati. Kiribati’s health supply chain is on the right track – medicines availability has increased by 22% in the last year alone, with the number of urgent orders placed by clinics halving in the last two years. Continue […]