[OPENMRS-IMPLEMENTERS] National E health strategy

This should be of interest to many on this list as well.


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From: Andrew Kanter andy_kanter@yahoo.com

Date: Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 2:05 AM
Subject: Re: [OPENMRS-IMPLEMENTERS] National E health strategy
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Nadi Kaonga from our mHealth team put together this email for Walter Curioso… hope it helps!

I have not been able to go through all of the following ICT policies, but believe
that some have the application of ICTs for health incorporated into

their national policies. [Most of the countries are in Africa as that
has been my focus with MVP.] This has me thinking that it would be
nice if there could be some formal ICT Policy Database online that
could be queried on various variables…maybe that will be a future

project for me.


Links to: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Cameroon, CAR, Chad, Egypt, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe


Links to: Botswana, Trinidad&Tobago, Madagascar, Belize, Cameroon, Kenya, Pakistan, Ghana

EU eHealth Action Plan:

I hope this is of some help to you. I apologise that I can not
pinpoint exactly which countries have mHealth explicitly noted in
their policy…but my guess would be Ghana, Kenya and Senegal (for

All the best,

Andrew S. Kanter, MD MPH

  • Director of Health Information Systems/Medical Informatics
    Millennium Villages Project, Earth Institute, Columbia University

  • Asst. Prof. of Clinical Biomedical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology
    Columbia University

Email: andrew.kanter@dbmi.columbia.edu
Mobile: +1 (646) 469-2421

Office: +1 (212) 305-4842
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From: judy wawira judywawira@GMAIL.COM

To: openmrs-implement-l@LISTSERV.IUPUI.EDU
Sent: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 2:15 PM

Subject: [OPENMRS-IMPLEMENTERS] National E health strategy

Hello all

I am looking for some information on eheath strategies(especially in Africa and developing countries) that are existent

If you have any especally from your area of practise, please do share them


Dr. Gichoya Judy Wawira,MD
IUPUI school of informatics
1345 hine street 350
Indianapolis 46202

Tel: +1 317 701 6526


Twitter: Judywawira

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