Afroindia Introduces Telemedicine For The Underserved

Friday, December 21, 2012

A healthcare service provider in Nigeria, Afroindia Medical Services Limited has signed a memorandum f understanding (MoU) with Apollo Group of Hospitals in India to set up 100 Telemedical centres in West and East Africa.

In a statement released by the Hospital, the chairman of Apollo Group of Hospitals, Dr Prathap Reddy said the MOU would pave way for availability of tertiary and quaternary healthcare that will benefit many patients.

This is because the Telemedicine centres will facilitate the Doctors in several African countries to interact with specialists in Apollo Hospitals.

Source: The Guardian Nigeria (link opens in a new window)

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