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This paper reported on the roles of health information managers in building a health nation in Nigeria. The article examined the roles of health information managers as determinant of a healthy nation building in Nigeria; through objective identification of the specific roles of health information managers and their influence on healthy nation building in Nigeria. This paper started with introduction, review of related literature, methodology summary of findings, conclusion and recommendation. The paper is a literature review and a theoretical discussion of the roles of health information managers in the context of building a healthy nation. Theoretical discussions have been carried out to match evidences from existing literature with real life practices. The study found that relationship exists between the roles of health information managers and healthy nation building. This study recommended the need for government at all levels to pay adequate attention to the roles of health information managers and provide a level playing ground to provide enabling environment that will facilitate effective performance of their duties towards building a health nation in Nigeria.



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