Kenya Partners With Japan To Launch Program To Integrate Technology In Healthcare

By Staff Published: December 3, 2017, 8:35 pm
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The Kenyan government in collaboration with the government of Japan has launched a health development program that seeks to integrate technology in the provision of healthcare as it strives to realize universal health care.

The project spearheaded by the Japan Policy and Human Resources Development (PHRD) will see medical data collected through a technologically aided platform to allow for early warnings and risk management across the country.

From KBC Channel. Story by Rose Gakuo.

It has been a long journey towards healthcare reforms, with the country still struggling with disease burden.

With the government having already implemented a raft of measures to make healthcare accessible to its citizenry, the latest initiative that will see its ambitions integrated with technology as it seeks to achieve the sustainable development goals will be a shot in the arm for Kenyans.

In ensuring that the citizenry indiscriminately accesses health care and cushions them from hefty financial risks in acquisition of services, the ministry of health in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has developed a technologically supported platform that will see medical data from the counties collected and monitored for timely and appropriate response.

Read more at  KBC Channel.

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