Technical Report: Ethiopia National Track and Trace System — a Technical Architecture Document

Authored on
April 29, 2016

This document is a technical architectural guide for FMHACA to implement a national level traceability system to track and trace the movement of pharmaceutical commodities in their In-Country supply chain. The technical designs recommended in this document are based on GS1 global standards for supply chain management and product identification; track and trace features that are most likely to make a deployment effective; the ability to impact and meet the goals of mitigating counterfeits and diversions, providing supply chain security, data transparency and ease of product recall.

The purpose of this document is to provide technical teams with high level principles and concepts relating to track and trace; the implementation of a modular and scalable solution; and guidance and approach to enable various capabilities for an effective and sustainable deployment.


September 26, 2019