Events: DOH Western Visayas unveils eLearning Resource Center with Smart
As part of its efforts in promoting the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) among health workers, the Department of Health-Center for Health Development Western Visayas (DOH-CHD 6) recently inaugurated the electronic Learning Resource facility for Region 6 with its partner Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart).
(Left Photo) Inauguration ceremonies of the DOH-CHD 6 eLearning Resource Center. Photo shows (L-R) former DOH-CHD 6 regional director and new CARAGA regional director Dr. Ariel Valencia, Ramon Duremdes of Strategic Business Development Group, Smart, and DOH-CHD 6 regional director Dr. Susana Madrieta.*
The facility, which is located in the CHD-6 compound in Manduriao, Iloilo is equipped with Internet-enabled computers, multimedia equipment and learning materials.
It is envisioned to be a resource hub for ICT-based learning especially for the training and promotion of the use of the electronic health systems.
Smart has partnered with DOH-CHD 6 and the local governments of Iloilo city and province for Project SHINE (Secured Health Information Network and Exchange), the multi-awarded web and mobile health electronic medical record and referral system now being used by health facilities in the city and province.
The inauguration coincided with the anniversary of CHD-6 and the turnover of leadership from Dr. Ariel Valencia who was recently assigned as CARAGA regional director to newly appointed CHD-6 regional director Dr. Susana Madrieta.*