Mrs. Bridget Anim receiving the donation from Mr. Raphael Fereking
The Well being Promotion Division of the Ghana Well being Service (GHS) has taken supply of a set of Data Expertise (IT) gear for the institution of its useful resource name middle.
The IT gear, was donated by the German Worldwide Cooperation (GIZ), by the Governance for Inclusive Growth Programme (GovID).
The gear, together with server setup programming, laptop laptops, projectors, pointers, printers, extension boards, exterior laborious drives, router will allow the decision middle function a digital channel for threat communication which is pertinent in managing epidemics and positioning the division to raised take care of problems with public well being.
Programme Supervisor of GovID, Raphael Frerking on the temporary ceremony in Accra said that threat communication, surveillance actions and promotion of well being throughout your entire nation is successful consider combating ailments equivalent to Covid-19.
He mentioned Germany offered additional funds to the federal government of Ghana to fight the outbreak of the Covid-19 outbreak including that the gear will shore up public well being promotion actions of the division. Wholistic holistic
“The Governance for Inclusive Growth (GovID) programme of GIZ, is supporting the Well being Promotion Division of the Ghana Well being Service with Threat Communication measures, amongst them the distribution of billboards, flyers and particular schooling measures at group info facilities and for individuals with disabilities throughout the nation.
Mr. Frerking mentioned GIZ is prepared to proceed the assist already given to the GHS on this regard.
Deputy Director of the Well being Promotion Division, Bridget Anim expressed appreciation to GIZ for the assist.
She highlighted that the useful resource name middle “will correctly place the division to detect outbreaks early to boost response mechanisms,” she mentioned.
She moreover, Moreover, the Well being Promotion Division has a Useful resource Centre and there’s a have to assist the Centre to carry out, digital and social media features to boost ‘rumor gathering’, surveillance actions and threat communication for illness outbreaks or public well being.
This may correctly place the service to detect outbreaks early to boost response mechanisms.
There are different telemedicine apps used to offer Covid-19 associated info and knowledge ailments and to make sure interoperability, non-duplication of efforts and for correct rumor and misinformation administration these apps will likely be linked to the useful resource name middle.
This assist will go alongside to assist the alternate of well timed well being messages between Well being specialists and the overall inhabitants. It’s our fervent hope that, this may enhance well being literacy within the nation.
By Jamila Akweley Okertchiri