Sh4.7 billion health data technology in limbo

And isn’t health supposed to be a devolved function?

On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 2:22 PM, Barrack Otieno via kictanet <
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> Listers,
>
> It would be interesting for us to understand this project. In light of the
> fact that we have NOFBI in place what are the components of this project? i
> also think the project requires a data protection framework since it will
> be dealing with Health information which is really personal. My question is
> has the ministry of ICT or ICTA been involved in any way to shed some light
> on the project.
>
> I don’t think this kind of project should just be left to the Ministry of
> Health, no wonder based on the article the contractor is facing many
> challenges that should have been taken care of during the System Analysis
> and Design process.
>
> My two cents
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 10:46 AM, Grace Bomu via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
>
>> Listers,
>> Trending story that raises among other questions: health data without
>> data protection laws; the status and utility of NOFBI and of course,
>> public spending.
>> ————————————–
>> ​
>>
>> A local IT firm is on the spot over delayed implementation of the
>> country’s Healthcare Information Technology system, 10 months after it was
>> awarded the contract at a cost of Sh4.7billion.
>>
>> Seven Seas Technologies is unable to explain their inability to complete
>> a multi-billion shilling project that sought to centralise data centre at
>> the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) to senior officials at the Ministry of
>> Health.
>>
>> Senior ministry officials have downplayed the matter, although medics at
>> the radiology department decry work inefficiencies occasioned by system
>> installation delays.
>> Read on here​
>>
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