Dominica too implementation of a Health Information System


The implementation of a Health Information System in Dominica is expected to strengthen the delivery of health care services on the island.


This disclosure was made by the Minister of Health Honourable Julius Timothy, while addressing the official opening ceremony of a Health Information System Assessment Training Workshop at the Garraway Hotel on Wednesday February 23rd, 2011.


Mr. Timothy says the implementation of such a system is in keeping with government’s goal to utilize every available technology to improve efficiency in not just the health sector but every other sector.


Project Manager OECS E-GRIP Miss Karlene Francis says the OECS Secretariat is pleased to be associated with this initiative.


Health Systems and Services Advisor Dr. Gabriel Vivas says during the two-day workshop they will be introducing two frameworks which are the HMN Self Assessment tool which has been implemented by the World Health Organization across the world and the Prism tool.

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