The Nigerian Governing is planning to to digitalise the country’s healthcare system to provide better services to its citizens.
All Legit News learnt that this will include the creation of a National Electronic Medical Record Platform to unify medical records across primary healthcare centers and federal medical centers.
This plan was made known during a recent ministerial press briefing held in Abuja, featuring both the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Ali Pate, and the Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Tunji Alaisan.
They spoke about the importance of accurate and trusted data in delivering healthcare. And also urged other state governments to adopt the same platform once implemented to facilitate data sharing among healthcare facilities.
According to the ministers, the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led administration primary aim is to improve healthcare regulation and foster collaboration among research institutions, allocating more resources to clinical, traditional, and basic research to enhance the healthcare system’s effectiveness.
These efforts, according to them, align with President Tinubu’s commitment to providing Nigerians with a robust healthcare system.