Agency ready to provide telemedicine in Nigeria

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Nigerian Communication Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) said in its bulletin in Abuja that telemedicine would make healthcare available to the citizens and timely.

Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technologies in order to provide clinical healthcare at a distance.

It helps eliminate distance barriers and can improve access to medical services that would often not be consistently available in distant rural communities.

Source: Daily Times Nigeria (link opens in a new window)

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Health Care
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healthcare technology, rural healthcare delivery, telemedicine