Global Observatory for eHealth


CoIA country*

Zambia’s eHealth strategy, produced in 2013, builds on the National ICT Policy from 2007 and the inclusion of ICT as a priority sector in the Fifth National Development Plan 2006-2010. The strategy will address the following key focus areas: telemedicine; information systems; health promotion; mHealth; eLearning and capacity building. Implementation of the focus areas have been given a three year time-frame. The eHealth strategy provides the Ministry with clear guidelines that will drive growth and transformation through the effective use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

Date of publication: 2013

*Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health