Rory, you have made my day. I have enjoyed reading your message. It brings out embracing points on data sharing for practical healthcare systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. These are well researched and well articulated facts. Your insight about these issues is aimed at suggesting solutions. If some of your proposals could me domestic ated and implemented by our low income countries, I think no one will be left behind. We need quality assurance data to enhance quality and quantity healthcare driven by accurate data health systems. We should all support the efforts your organisation is doing to improve the well-being of the underpriviled people.
HIFA Profile: Kenneth L Chanda is Associate Consultant and Lecturer at National Institute of Public Administration where he is lecturing in Records Management. He is co-author of The development of telehealth as a strategy to improve health care services in Zambia. Kenneth L. Chanda & Jean G. Shaw. Health Information & Libraries Journal. Volume 27, Issue 2, pages 133139, June 2010. He recently retired as Assistant Medical Librarian at the University of Zambia. Masters degree in Development for Communication, patient advocate.
Email: klchanda AT gmail.com