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Increasing Medical Technology Use in Zanzibar, Tanzania

Logic Model, May 2012
Jayson Marwaha Han Sheng Chia

Project Update
• New staff • Lots of grant-writing…D’:

• Connections with new suppliers • Resale model development

• First shipment of diagnostic equipment

• Summer project development • Connections to people, resources, and expertise in Zanzibar and US

Logic Model for the Summer
• Site visit to Zanzibar • Travel expenses • Technical expertise • Funding for solutions development

• Key informant interviews • Documenting hospital inventory • Networking for existing solutions

• Reliable sources of training for technicians • Reliable sources of spare parts • Accurate assessment of hospitals’ needs and inventories • Accurate sense of barriers to utilization

• Better matching of equipment to Zanzibar’s needs • Better barrier elimination practices • Higher rates of utilization for future donations

Metrics for Success
After the summer:
• Number of technicians that can be trained soon after site visit • Qualitative feedback from hospitals on MED International’s future donations

In the long run:
• Improve standard of health care in Zanzibar through access to medical technology (immeasurable?)

• Utilization rates of MED International’s future donations
Fig. 1: Emergency room bed in Mnazi Mmoja Hospital