TOWARDS A ROBUST DEPLOYMENT OF ICT INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT EHEALTH

TOWARDS A ROBUST DEPLOYMENT OF ICT INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT EHEALTH

The Management of Federal Medical Centre Makurdi has magnanimously embarked upon the provision of massive ICT infrastructure at all sites of the Hospital to harmonize her health records across all the nine sites, especially those sites in Makurdi metropolis. It will be recalled that as at now, patients who receive medical care at different service points at the different sites of the hospital do have herculean task. Management is conscious of this difficulty and is desirous to end it once and for all. At present, a full network of the sites in Makurdi metropolis is 70% nearly completed and undergoing testing.

This was made known during a project technical progress briefing meeting with the Contractors – LETRIXS CONSULTS and Management.

Commenting on the preparedness of the live commencement of the project, the Chief Planning Officer and Head of Planning, Research and Statistics, Mr. A.B. Zuakwagh informed the Management that his Technical Team is up and doing to ensure a seamless transition from the current operations to a computerized system with minimal hitches.

In his statement, a pilot and parallel approach will be adopted to ensure that all stakeholders, including patients will have a better understanding of the new order and appreciates.

He enjoined the Management to give the Technical Team the desired encouragement in order to put in their best.

GONGOR T.SAMUEL

Personal Assistant To The Medical Director on Media and Special Duties.

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