East African digital health initiative will be launched next week and the launching will take place in Dar es Salaam during the 7th East African Health and Scientific Conference and Health Exhibition.
Digital health initiative aimed to upgrade outreach of medical services in East Africa.
Digital Regional East African Community Health or simply Digital REACH is a process that helps bring together stakeholders from the region to improve health outcomes.
The health conference in Dar will be introduced by a forum for government leaders, lawmakers and legal experts from around the region.
The executive director of the East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC), Prof. Gibson Kibiki, said, “The forum will focus on the digital health initiative”.
He further continued, “It is a dialogue between bureaucrats and technocrats who will join the health experts to discuss health issues”.
The Bujumbura-based EAHRC was established in 2008 and was functionalised in 2015 as an institution of the Community.
The conference at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre will be themed; “Technology for Health Systems Transformation and accomplishment of the UN Sustainable Goals”.
It is assigned and aimed to promote, smoothen and coordinate health and health-related research for the well being of the people of East Africa.