Digital Health Information System in Africaâ€™s resource poor countries: current challenges and opportunities
Keywords:Health information systems, Developing Countries, Digital age, Health Care Delivery, Africa.
AbstractInequitable digital advance is widely considered as responsible for the widening gap in health and socioeconomic prosperity of many developing countries, particularly Africaâ€™s resource poor nations. Digital Health Information System, a useful health care delivery tool, has globally evolved rapidly over the past decade alone. Health institutions furnished with state of the art health information system have benefited their service users, through easing of patient health information retrieval, dissemination, exploratory research, and ultimately efficiency of care provision. This review article aims to examine the current challenges and opportunities faced by Africaâ€™s developing countries.
How to Cite
SHEIKH, M. (2014). Digital Health Information System in Africaâ€™s resource poor countries: current challenges and opportunities. Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries, 8(1). Retrieved from https://www.jhidc.org/index.php/jhidc/article/view/118
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