The Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Inyang Asibong has stressed the need for Health Information Managers because they collect, collate, analyse, evaluate and interpret healthcare data for use in the health sector.
Dr. Asibong stated this when she granted audience to the newly inaugurated Executive of the Health Information Management Association of Nigeria (HIMAN) – Cross River State chapter led by its President, Comdr. Paulina Tuku Akpainyang in her office, in Calabar.
She congratulated the elected Executive Officers for their victory while assuring that she will look into the non-employment issue of members of the Association.
Dr. Asibong asked them to avail themselves of the window of opportunity offered by the State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade who has graciously lifted embargo on employment in the State.