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Sri Lanka will empower the health sector through capacity building and leadership in information and communication technology .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Information
  • Submitted by: Sri Lanka
  • Topic: Health and population
  • Keywords: Capacity Building; National Health Strategy; Youth and Women; Health and population; Innovation and technology; Research and Development
  • Location: Sri Lanka
  • Date of completion: 2015
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Every Woman Every Child
Sri Lanka will empower the health sector through capacity building and leadership in information and communication technology
Description/achievement of initiative

Sri Lanka will empower the health sector through capacity building and leadership in information and communication technology. More specifically, the Government will provide education, training, and assessment to 100,000 members of the work force using a royalty-free open source based technology platform developed by Intel. Sri Lanka will provide training and will certify the 100,000 members of the workforce on information and communication technology by 2015 and also implement a basic electronic health record for children in 5,000 schools that would enable the health sector planners to launch prioritized health programmes by 2015.

Implementation methodologies

Sri Lanka will empower the health sector through capacity building and leadership in information and communication technology. More specifically, the Government will provide education, training, and assessment to 100,000 members of the work force using a royalty-free open source based technology platform developed by Intel.

Deliverables
Deliverable Date
Sri Lanka will also implement a basic electronic health record for children in 5,000 schools that would enable the health sector planners to launch prioritized health programmes by 2015. 2015
Sri Lanka will provide training and will certify the 100,000 members of the workforce on information and communication technology by 2015 2015
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