World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Gov't Doc #: EM/RC44/R.4
Type Of Publication : Regional Committee resolutions RC Resolution Fulltext The Regional Committee, Having discussed the technical paper on health informatics and telematics; Recognizing that health informatics, telematics
and telemedicine constitute a key component of national health information systems and can play a major role in the advancement of health care in general and primary health care in particular; Acknowledges the need to consider informatics support to health care institutions as a prerequisite for their proper functioning; CALLS UPON Member States, in collaboration with the Regional Office, to: 1. Conduct a comprehensive situation analysis of the present application and use of health informatics and telematics in Member States and identify national needs; 2. Develop national plans for the development and use of health informatics and ieiemedicine within the framework of national health information systems; 3.3cvelop appropriate mechanisms for collaboration in this area at regional and subregional levels.
Keywords: Information, Evidence and Research,
( 1997).Health informatics and telematics, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean