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As part of attempts to develop data quality and also convert from paper method of quality assessment at various health facilities to an electronic method, the Ondo State Government has issued 511 tablets and Android phones to some chosen health workers in the state.
Speaking during District Health Information System (DHIS) 2 mobile application cascade training for HMB/ LGA supervisors and distribution of over 500 tablets and Androids to some assessors in Ondo city, Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro described the exercise as another effort to ensure that there is a notable improvement in the state health sector.
While commending the government for providing the necessary tools needed by workers to improve on their activities, he stated that the gadget should be used for its intended purpose noting that it behoves on workers to complement government’s effort by being more productive.
Adegbenro who commended the facilitator of the training, Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP) for its various contributions to the health sector,  charged participants to be attentive and productive so as to have the desired result.
Executive Secretary, Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Francis Akanbiemu while addressing the gathering noted that the state is at the forefront in ensuring qualitative healthcare delivery in the country.
He noted that it is an unprecedented contribution towards uplifting the health of the citizens in order to change the face of the health system in the state.
Describing the state as one of the few migrating to electronic health data collection, he explained that the distribution is to ensure that electronic data collection takes off completely in all health facilities in the state.
However, he appealed to participants to be more dedicated to duties so as to have a better health sector in the state.
Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr Dipo Durojaiye while stressing the importance of electronic data collection, noted that the tablets and Androids will enhance performance especially in timely reporting adding that “the application will be helpful in monitoring activities.”
While calling on participants to handle the gadgets well, he, however, enjoined them to put in their best to enable the state to be at the forefront among other states of the country as regards qualitative health services.
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