Sh4.7 billion health data technology in limbo

Seven Seas Technologies manager Mike Macharia. The firm is on the spot over delayed implementation of the country’s Healthcare Information Technology system, 10 months after it was awarded the contract at a cost of Sh4.7 billion. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Seven Seas Technologies was awarded the Sh4.7 billion tender to connect all medical facilities above Level 4 in September last year and was expected to have finalised in 90 days.

  • Contacted, Seven Seas manager Mike Macharia referred us to the Health ministry, which he said was his client and not KNH.

  • Health Principal Secretary Peter Tum, however, said the contract was a countrywide one, adding that he was not aware of the KNH issue.

A local IT firm is on the spot over delayed implementation of the country’s Healthcare Information Technology system, 10 months after it was awarded the contract at a cost of Sh4.7billion.

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