Information & Communication Technology Standards and Guidelines
Ministry of Health
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This document establishes the Information & Communications Technology Standards and Guidelines for the Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health is responsible for health in this country and it has embraced ICTs as an integral tool in its quest to deliver quality health services as close to the family as possible. These guidelines do not only prescribe the standards for hardware and software to be used in the Ministry of Health and its institutions, but also outlines the information communications technologies available in the 21st Century. The guidelines also provide a framework to leverage the application and exploitation of cutting edge ICT technologies in the health care delivery system. The Information and Communications Technology Standards and Guidelines are therefore intended to give guidance on the procurement, usage, maintenance and safe disposal of all ICT hardware and software in order to ensure appropriate standards and guidelines are followed and adhered to. Users of these guidelines are encouraged to send feedback to the ICT Unit on their utilitisation and content to assist in their future development. This shall help the Unit to ensure that standards and guidelines evolve to meet emerging requirements.
CitationMinistry of Health. (2014). Information & Communication Technology Standards and Guidelines
SponsorhipOffice of Global AIDS/US Department of State
Ministry of Health
SubjectInformation and Communication Technology (ICT)
ICT Standards and Guidelines
The Information & Communications Technology Standards and Guidelines for the Ministry of Health were developed out of a need to standardise the operations and use of the ICTs in the Ministry. The ICT Standards and Guidelines have been developed in accordance with the National Information and Communication Technology Policy of 2010.
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