USAID/PHCPI and the Ministry of Health work towards an Electronic Health Information System (EHIS)

On April 8, 2012 a meeting was held to discuss the preliminary assessments for an Electronic Health Information System (EHIS). A total of 52 participants attended the meeting, including the Director General of Public Health Directorate, IT Director, Quality Improvement Section Manager, and the Maysan Health Visitor Program (HVP) Director. The meeting followed up the recommendations developed during the PHC National Workshop held on January 21-23, 2012 and discussed the progress towards the implementation of an integrated medical records system and the revitalization of E-systems. Participants also discussed the progress of the HVP and an introduction to the WorldVistA EHIS.

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