FG Targets 90m Nigerians with New National e-Health Framework by 2020 Oct 30, 2015

FG Targets 90m Nigerians with New National e-Health Framework by 2020

As part of government’s efforts towards a Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for all by 2020, the Federal Ministries of Health and Communication Technology, on Monday commenced the process of meeting the health needs of 90 million Nigerians, using a new national electronic-health framework.

Speaking at the technical meeting, in Abuja, the Permanent Secretary, of the Ministry of Communication Technology, Dr. Tunji Olaopa, who was represented by Tope Fadeshemi, a Director in the Ministry, said government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has developed an e-governance based master plan that would help in speeding up progress on the provision of e-health solutions for Nigerians. 

This effort is a strategic partnership between the Ministry of Health, the NITDA, and the United Nations Foundation (UNF) to form  a framework toward providing healthy solutions for all Nigerians.

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