Tuesday, 7 Apr 2020
WHO reviews sultanate’s health information system

WHO reviews sultanate’s health information system

‏Meanwhile, a meeting was chaired by Dr Ahmed Mohammed al Qasmi, director basic of Planning and Studies. The meeting shed light on the sultanate’s health information system, which is 1 of the sophisticated systems in the area contemplating the higher-high quality national health information obtained.

The ministry is functioning intensely with the relevant stakeholders to strengthen the high quality of essential statistics. MoH has adopted a national technique for health information and research inside the sultanate’s Health Vision 2050 to make certain that the country’s HIS meets the national, regional, and international specifications for trustworthy and timely information.

‏The meeting additional reviewed the part of information technologies in building health information collection tools, in addition to the achievements created in this regard.

A team from the Directorate General of Information Technology created an elaborate presentation on the information obtainable in the nation.

‏As element of WHO’s efforts to strengthen national health information systems, WHO is supporting capacity-developing to boost the reporting of information.

WHO is also building suitable modalities to assess national health information systems in a extensive way that supports member states in enhancing such systems. ‏The WHO-EMRO delegation will conduct field visits in 3 governorates – Muscat, Dhofar and South Batinah – to assess the HIS. The delegation will be accompanied by a team from the MoH.

‏These field visits would permit for a extensive independent assessment of the sultanate’s present health information system at MoH health institutions and other individuals. The assessment covers specialised hospitals and health centres, as nicely as private sector hospitals.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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