FUNAAB Pioneers Electronic Health Records SystemThe University has been lauded for pioneering the Electronic Health Records System (EHRS), among Nigerian universities. Giving the commendation was the Registrar, Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria (HRORBN), Alhaji Mami Mohammed, while speaking at the official commissioning of 20 sets of complete desktop computers, server and software, donated by the Asia-Africa Foreign Investment Development Agency (AAFIDA), in conjunction with the Brightsword Technology Limited (BST), Singapore.

Alhaji Mohammed said FUNAAB Health Centre was the first to start the idea because it remained a partner in progress, adding that EHRS is a global phenomenon, designed to facilitate the treatment of patients within a very short period of time and in the process, makes data generation easy, as he advised University Management to ensure that the training to be given to care-givers was comprehensive and detailed, to ensure efficient and effective health service delivery.

The consultant to the project, Dr. Raphael Iluyomade, commended staff from the University Health Centre that participated in the training for their unity of purpose, team work and positive collaboration, which had led to the success of the two-week training programme. He encouraged medical personnel across the country to develop their soft-skills so as to improve their inter-personal knowledge towards restoring the confidence of the citizens in public health institutions.

The Acting Director, University Health Centre, Dr. Abiodun Amusan, thanked the University Management for creating the enabling environment for the success achieved and for approving an alternate source of power supply for the equipment. He also appreciated the invaluable contributions of Dr. Raphael Iluyomade, hoping that knowledge and technological transfer from him would bring about the desired transformation of services at the health centre.

FUNAAB Pioneers Electronic Health Records System

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Olusola Oyewole, who was present at the occasion, alongside the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Professor Oluyemisi Eromosele and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Professor Ololade Enikuomehin, appreciated the efforts and support of the project consultant as well as the International Centre for Professional Development (ICPD) of the University. While thanking the donors, Professor Oyewole assured them that the University would ensure optimal use of the facilities.

On their part, three of the trainees, Mrs. Titilayo Okuboye, Mr. Femi Soleye and Mrs. Folake Ashaolu, on behalf of others, appreciated the University for approving the training programme, saying it would go a long way at improving their skills and efficiency on the job. Highlight of the occasion was the official commissioning of the systems by the Vice-Chancellor and the presentation of certificates to participants. Present at the event were the Coordinator, National Health Insurance Scheme in the University, Dr. Olusola Akinwande as well as the Centre Manager of ICPD, Mr. Lawrence Kazeem, among others.