The Ghana National Electronic Pharmacy Platform, in any other case recognized as e-Pharmacy platform, goes live nationwide right this moment, Wednesday, January 3, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has introduced.
Ghana’s nationwide e-pharmacy platform, the primary of its variety in any African nation and one of many few on the earth, is a platform of registered pharmacies, affording the Ghanaian public the benefit of importing and shopping for prescribed medicines and getting it delivered to their places, as soon as they register on the platform with their Ghanacard.
Announcing the total operationalisation of the initiative on his Facebook web page, after a profitable six-month pilot, Dr. Bawumia, who spearheaded the e-pharmacy with stakeholders of the pharmaceutical business, expressed delight on the comfort it’s going to deliver to Ghanaians, as properly as its anticipated increase to the pharmaceutical business.
The e-pharmacy platform, provides to the quite a few digitalisation initiatives, which have been efficiently carried out previously six years below the present authorities.
Key amongst them are: the digital nationwide identification system (Ghanacard), nationwide digital property tackle system, cellular cash interoperability, common QR Code, as properly as digitisation of governemnt providers on the ports, registrar basic, DVLA, passport software, and plenty of others.
In the well being sector, the e-pharmacy platform provides to the profitable medical drone supply service, which delivers important medication in actual time by way of drones to distant components of the nation.
Below is the total Facebook put up: