LASG deploys technology to aid delivery of precision healthcare

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Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Photo: TWITTER/JIDESANWOOLU

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the State government will deploy technology to aid precision, faster and smarter healthcare services in all healthcare facilities as a means of achieving its Health and Environment mandate.

Sanwo-Olu who disclosed this while declaring open a three-day Smart Health Technical Symposium on e-Health themed: “Lagos State Smart Health Information Platform, SHIP” stressed that the present administration is prepared to leverage on technology to improve health care delivery in the state.

The Governor who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, stated that the essence of the eHealth symposium organised by the State Ministry of Health is to enhance the already existing e-health platform to ensure Lagos remain in tune with modern technology.

He explained further that the development of eHealth makes it possible to have a single source of truth with a solid database, which makes planning effective

“It is important for us to establish and strengthen our health information platform as this will positively impact on our various health care system, health financing through our universal health coverage, biosecurity, biosafety which will also lead to employment opportunities while opening doors for international collaboration”, the governor said.

Highlighting the importance of accurate data in medicine and healthcare delivery, Sanwo-Olu described data as the currency of the future, stating further that data generated under the Lagos State One Health strategy would enable his administration to better meet the needs of residents and implement lasting policies for the benefits of future generations.

Sanwo-Olu noted that the eHealth platform is similar to the art of technology recently launched by the state government, adding that the technology master plan will allow developers to develop a useful system in the state.

He revealed that the present administration is currently working on a 3000km of fiber-optic network, which allows the accessible network to all hospitals and public agencies.

Speaking earlier, the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi pointed out that the conference on eHealth is geared towards strengthening the Smart Health Information Platform (SHIP) of the State, which would further strengthen the State’s one healthcare record policy.

He listed the advantages of SHIP to include precision medicine, accelerated human resource development, quality assurance, standardise exchange of information and optimize operating procedures adding that SHIP is in furtherance of the efforts to ensure efficient and effective healthcare delivery in Lagos State.

Abayomi, however, explained that the Lagos State smart health strategy would improve efficiency, reduce wastage of scarce resources, improve income generation, drive the bio-economy, accelerate human resource development, create global virtual health hub and prepare the State to enter the digital age of precision medicine.

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Huzaifa Aliyu
1 month ago

Technology is real


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Popoola Paul
1 month ago

Goo good news keep it up


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Omotor Daniel
1 month ago

Nice work governor 


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Ehimen Liberty
1 month ago

Eko oni baje oo


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Welcome idea for development


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it is already a world of technology


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technology in hospital, in school, in church, in the military, in the navy etc...


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Mojito
1 month ago

Dat is d spirit 


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Okehie Julian
1 month ago

He did well


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Thanks Sanwoolu


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Aneke Constance
1 month ago

A very good deed


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Joshua Arasomwan
1 month ago

Let tech advance boh


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The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the State government will deploy technology to aid precision, faster and smarter healthcare services in all healthcare facilities as a means of achieving its Health and Environment mandate.


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Deploy technology 


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Sanwolu in action 


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Nice work governor 


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Good news ride on.


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Akinjomo Joel
1 month ago

LASG     


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Delivery of healthcare


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May God help us


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