Vice President Faisal Naseem launched the health sector ICT infrastructure strengthening project on Sunday at the Meerumaa event hall. The project aims to digitise the healthcare sector and develop ICT infrastructure.

At the event, Vice President Faisal Naseem stated that the project would significantly impact the health sector and bring several benefits. He highlighted human resource development as one of the administration's top priorities and outlined various achievements in this area.

Outlining the administration's development initiatives, the Vice President affirmed its commitment to continued development efforts. He also highlighted the administration's efforts to consult with the public on development initiatives and the administration's policy of ensuring equitable development throughout the nation.

The project resulted in the distribution of IT equipment to five regional hospitals, 15 atoll hospitals, and various healthcare centres. The equipment included 608 computer systems, 44 laptops, 500 tablets, 14 video conferencing systems, and 551 printers. This is one of the Maldives' most significant ICT hardware projects.

The equipment delivered today would help healthcare centres and hospitals acquire IT equipment and provide digital healthcare services through a single system. It would also support expanding the Primary Healthcare Project started in Faafu Atoll to other parts of the country.