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Rockefeller Foundation supports expansion, training of e-health work force in developing world
Date:2/19/2010

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"As the international community places greater emphasis on health system strengthening, e-Health and capacity building will play an absolutely critical role," says Andrew Kanter, MD MPH, Director of Health Information Systems for the Millennium Villages Project and a professor of clinical biomedical informatics at Columbia University, NY. "HIBBs will provide on-the-ground solutions to help countries build strength in e-health while also achieving Millennium Development Goals." The Millennium Development Goals are drawn from the actions and targets contained in the Millennium Declaration adopted by 189 nations and signed by 147 heads of state and governments during the UN Millennium Summit in September 2000.


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