Low-Cost Hospital Informatics in Africa: The Ile-Ife Experience

  • R. O. A. Makanjuola
  • O. A. Daini
  • H. A. Soriyan
  • M. Korpela
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)


A joint Nigerian-Finnish project has developed a low-cost multiuser system for the basic Medical Records functions of a teaching hospital, based on a standard microcomputer. Public-domain software from the USA was used as the basis and adjusted to local requirements. A four-user system costs about the same as two family cars.


Veteran Affair Computer Science Department Computerize Medical Record African Health Accounting Application 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. O. A. Makanjuola
    • 1
  • O. A. Daini
    • 2
  • H. A. Soriyan
    • 2
  • M. Korpela
    • 3
  1. 1.O.A.U.T.H.CIle-Ife, Oyo StateNigeria
  2. 2.Computer Science DepartmentObafemi Awolowo UniversityIle-Ife, Oyo StateNigeria
  3. 3.Computing CenterUniversity of KuopioKuopioFinland

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