Health Information Technology and Telecommunication Support in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Presented by: Dr. Najeeb Al-Shorbaji. Introduction. Information has a role.
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Information Technology and Telecommunication Support
Eastern Mediterranean Region
Dr. Najeeb Al-Shorbaji
An essential prerequisite for the attainment of the goal of health for all is the continued free flow of information on health and biomedical topics within WHO, between the Organization and Member States, and among Member States.
Where and how information and communication technology can contribute to the improvement of health care
Group 1: IT infrastructure is available Region: a situation analysis
Regional Office Structure informatics in the Region
1. Division of Administration and Finance (DAF)
2. Division of Integrated Control of Diseases (DCD)
3. Division of Health Protection and Promotion (DHP)
4. Division of Health Services Development (DHS)
HIT unit which is entrusted in all ICT issues at the Regional Office, comprises of four integrated sub-units:
Resources informatics in the Region
40 staff work for the Unit:
ICT Services informatics in the Region
Development and Maintenance informatics in the Region
of EMRO Intranet
Development and deployment of computer applications for health care management
+ health care managementGeographic Information Systems (GIS)
Q & A health care management