The government of Brazil can complement itself for the use of IT technology in improving its administration as well as strengthening interactions amongst its citizens. The Brazilian E-Government has evolved since 2000 to the extent of being used an example of enhancing government interactions with citizens as well as providing information and public services through improved and well-organized internal management. This has ensured cutting down on costs as well as allowing for efficiency.
The Municipality of Teresina has adopted the use of E-Governe system in the various department such as; Health Foundation, the Municipal Finance Department and the Municipal Education Department through the help of their leaders. They focus on expanding the use of the systems to improve public services. Their mayor noted that E-Governance system is necessary as it helps in speeding up population demands and helps in reducing difficulty in serving the citizen.
The health sector has mostly embraced the use of E-Governe. Managing both municipal and Health Secretariat is the most demanding job in the public administration, but with the introduction of E-Governance, health management has become functionally simpler and economical. Health sectors through the integration of healthcare units have improved in quality of service provision since the systems have enabled appointment scheduling as well as scheduling professional calendar hence eliminating queues.
There is a system that controls distribution and stocks of medicines, this, in turn, allows for correct dimensions to all health units as well as improving the organization of work. E-Governance system performs hospital control including ambulance services and bed control and total management over financial materials hence efficient management of financial transfers. The system has control the flow of patients within the municipality and the state while enabling structural programs that pay attention to health.
The Education Department has not been left behind when it comes to E-Governance, the city of Osasco, in Sao Paulo, has acquired school management system. The E-Governance will cover all the schools in the town including headquarter of Municipal Education Department and the education centers. The primary purpose of E-Governance in Education is to ensure integrity and security of information.
The system will provide uniqueness and allow for management reports issuance in real time, this, in turn, reduces workload. It also ensures accomplishment of demands considering Osasco is the 5th largest among the Brazilian municipalities.
Brazil has an enormous population, E-Government has contributed to the management of the public institutions, especially when it comes to the provision of public services and broadcast of information. Some private companies move the Brazilian economy and to show accountability and transparency Provision of public expenditure data and document as well as financial transactions are available.
E-Governance in Brazil has allowed citizens to make requests for public services as well as complain about poor services since it provides a platform where citizens can publish their feedback. The system has provided a direct link between the citizens and entities belonging to the public hence eliminating the use of an intermediary, who can change information to fit their interest.