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IICD - International Institute for Communication and Development Improving quality and affordability of healthcare in Africa through an eHealth package : the art of learning and integrating Add to my selection
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Author(s) N. Moens
Year 2012
Publisher IICD
Place The Hague
Pages 7
Organization IICD - International Institute for Communication and Development
Subject Information, Knowledge and Communication
Keyword health services, information and communication technologies
Region East Africa
Country Tanzania, United Republic of
Abstract Experience learns that a participatory design approach is required when using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) when designing health solutions This creates a momentum of change. However, health facilities are often complex organisations and we learned that to create continuous and lasting change, explicit attention is required to the ongoing process of organisational change. The momentum of change should be transformed in a pathway. IICD and its partners in Tanzania developed a practical and integrated approach that scaffolds health management information systems, telemedicine and e-learning in one integrated approach called the eHealth package, which has relevance world wide. This document describes how to successfully use eHealth in Africa with the use of an eHealth package.
Language English
Category Practice
Document type Policy document
Rights © 2012 IICD
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