Sterling, PharmAccess, others partner on summit for health data

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PharmAccess Foundation, Sterling Bank Plc and Premier Medical Systems (PMS) jointly held a digital health summit in Lagos recently to brainstorm on the importance of having a data for health records in Nigeria.

 

The summit which had in attendance; investors, development partners, government agencies, other stakeholders and startups was aimed at transforming Nigeria’s health care sector for better service delivery.

 

The Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Bank, Mr. Abubakar Suleiman, noted that stakeholders in the health care sector cannot find a solution to various health problems without adequate and reliable information.

 

In her remarks, the Country Director of PharmAccess Foundation, Ms. Njide Ndili revealed that PharmAccess which started about 10 years ago in Kwara and Lagos states is on the verge of deploying a technology known as ‘Care pay’ to enable Nigerians at the bottom to use their mobile phones to access health under the insurance health care scheme.

 

The Summit was themed, “Leveraging mobile technology for Health: Progress and Challenges.”

 

Source: by By Risikat Ramoni @dailytrust.com.ng 

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