The State of Information and Communication Technology and Health Informatics in Ghana
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Achampong, E. K. (2012). The State of Information and Communication Technology and Health Informatics in Ghana. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 4(2). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v4i2.4191

Abstract

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become a major tool in delivery of health services and has had an innovative impact on quality of life. ICT is affecting the way healthcare is delivered to clients. In this paper, we discuss the state of ICT and health informatics in Ghana. We also discuss the state of various relevant infrastructures for the successful implementation of ehealth projects. We analyse the past and present state of health informatics in Ghana, in comparison to other African countries. We also review the challenges facing successful implementation of health informatics projects in Ghana and suggest possible solutions.
https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v4i2.4191
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