Title: Application of microcomputers in primary health delivery services in Egypt

Authors: E. Galal

Addresses: United Nations Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development

Abstract: This paper looks at the public and private health services in Egypt, and at the use of computers to process information in the health services. In particular, a pilot project operating in Faiyum is described and its performance is assessed. The paper concludes by stressing the need to involve local staff in the design, management and evaluation of field projects.

Keywords: developing countries; Egypt; evaluation; primary healthcare; microcomputers; system design; training; health delivery services; healthcare technology.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1990.062718

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1990 Vol.3 No.4, pp.252 - 258

Published online: 11 Jun 2014 *

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