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Sh4.7 billion health data technology in limbo

Apologies. Via Daily Nation
www.nation.co.ke/news/Sh4-7-billion-health-data-technology-in-limbo/1056-4627684-s31c9nz/index.html

Il luned́ 25 giugno 2018, Peter Wakaba via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> ha scritto:

> And isn’t health supposed to be a devolved function?
>
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 2:22 PM, Barrack Otieno via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
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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?
>>>
>>> —
>>> Grace Mutung’u
>>> Skype: gracebomu
>>> @Bomu
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