- President Nana Akufo-Addo has addressed the UN General Assembly on the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Wellbeing
- He told the UN gathering that, very soon some hospitals would be going paperless in Ghana
- He made this known on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly Meeting in New York
President Akufo-Addo has given assurances that some hospitals in Ghana would go paperless by December as part of efforts to improve healthcare delivery in the country.
The president made this known during an address at the launch of the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Wellbeing on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly Meeting in New York.
Akufo-Addo told the gathering that Ghana has made significant strides in ensuring improved access and quality of healthcare delivery to citizens and adopted some technologies to make it possible.
“We are also leveraging the use of technology with some of our healthcare facilities before the end of the year, going paperless,” he said.
The president, however, did not give details about the specific hospitals that are expected to go paperless by the end of 2019.
This, he said, has been achieved through the implementation of the Free Senior High School (Free SHS) policy.
The President was speaking at the 30th Anniversary of the adoption of “The Convention on the Rights of the Child”, on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
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