Minister announces to introduce EMIS in Health Dept to eliminate the menace of corruption


Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Health Shaukat Ali Yousafzai while emphasizing the use of information technology has announced to introduce Electronic Management Information Systems (EMIS) in Health Department to strengthen its performance and to eliminate the menace of corruption and commission culture. He also welcomed the donors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and assured that they would not only be respected but also be facilitated as much as possible.

This he said while addressing a workshop on management information systems in healthcare of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administrated Tribal Areas at Peshawar on Tuesday. The workshop was arranged by GIZ.

On the occasion, the participants were briefed in detail about the set up of electronic management information systems, its mechanism, auto report generation, activities, objectives and its proposed results. The suggestions, recommendations and comments were also shared to make the system fruitful.

The Health Minister lauded the role of GIZ and other donors in the improvement of provincial departments and said the present provincial government would facilitate them to ensure the transparent use of funds in respective projects. He also urged the concerned authorities and officials to change their attitude and said that the workable road map and the clear strategy were the basic requirements to bring about a real change.

He said the present provincial government, according to its agenda had taken historical initiatives to bring about a change in the lives of the poor people. He said poor people of the province had more expectations from the PTI government to bring the change soon and they would not be deceived.

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