Anambra State Government with support from the European Union is partnering the World Health Organization to commence District Health Information System Data Analytic Application and Health Facility Registry workshop.
To this end, a team of personnel from Health Information Systems Programme Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Health and World Health Organization are in the state to support the Data Operation Centre operationalization.
This will feature the introduction of key officers to World Health Organization Data Quality App in updating the Health Facility Registry software and database.
The Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala in declaring the workshop open, urged the participants to participate actively in order to achieve the objectives of the training.
Dr Okpala expressed joy at the way the training is being co-ordinated and encouraged the participants to pay attention so as to help in proffering lasting solution to the challenges facing data reporting in the State.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health Mr Linus Nwankwo represented the commissioner at the training.
The State Director Planning Research and Statistics, Mrs Edith Nwachukwu said that the training is also aimed at updating the State’s facility registry as well as to look into data gathering proficiency.