The ELCT National Office will support, facilitate and
promote the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) at all ELCT
Internet connections shall be made available for all
hospitals and teaching institutions.
The ELCT health institutions will utilize available
ICT (e.g. electronic news via E-mail, CD-Roms, World Space data channel,
distance learning courses).
ELCT health teaching institutions shall start to
offer distance-learning courses using E-mails, electronic materials and
printed material for teaching.
World Space Radio voice channel will be used in
health education specially to fight HIV/AIDS.
·Every health facility will have an information
resource centre that is user friendly and accessed by all workers.
·Staff member will be trained to run and manage
their resource centres.
·All hospital resource centres will be
·Hospital needs reliable data connection. In
order to run the system without interruptions IT support person(s) will be
·ELCT HQ should establish information centre,
where all essential information on its activities and institutions is
·ELCT HQ will make a minimum format of data
needed from health facilities for the central information centre.
·ELCT HQ will make a homepage on its activities
and activities of its institutions where important information will be
·Health institutions will share all the
essential information needed to run the hospital with headquarters, dioceses,
government and other actors. At hospital level this information should be
computerised as much as possible.
·Hospitals with suitable HMIS software will
computerize the control of patient, money and material flow.But health centres and dispensaries will use
The ELCT National Office will ensure the availability
of computerized Health Management Information System (HMIS) at all ELCT
The ELCT health facilities will provide information,
which is in line with the national Health Management Information System
All health care providers at the ELCT health
facilities will be oriented in the importance of health related records.
The ELCT health facilities will have a qualified
person responsible for medical records.
management of the ELCT health facilities will utilize the HMIS for
planning and decision making.