Making a permanent online registry of electronic health records of all citizens of Bangladesh is now on progress. The work included the rural citizens, who represent 70% of the country’s population, first.
All sub-district and district level government hospitals of Bangladesh are introducing office attendance monitoring system using biometric finger print detection. The machines are being installed and expected to be completed by September 2012.
The date and time of arrival to and leaving from office of the officers and staffs will be recorded in the system and will allow reading from the head quarter. As a result the policy makers will find an objective way to assess works done by them.
A Bangladeshi pregnant mom can get appropriate advice through SMS if she registers herself in a mobile phone based pregnancy care advice service operated by MIS.
An exciting and effective innovation has been added to the existing service line of MIS of DGHS of Bangladesh. Citizens are now taking part in ensuring accountability of the service providers in health system.