Electronic Health (eHealth) innovators have asked Parliament to swiftly pass the Data Protection and Privacy Bill, 2015 to enable build public trust and confidence in the system.

Meeting at an eHealth forum at Imperial Royale hotel, experts argued that many people are reluctant to embrace eHealth due to fears that they are not legally protected.

They noted that without a privacy and data protection law, patients would not be sure if there would be redress if their private information was leaked…