Tanzania looks to India to set up tele-medicine network

Thursday, October 30, 2014

A high-level delegation of medical experts from Tanzania led by its Health Minister Seif Suleiman Rashid today visited the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences here to study its tele-medicine programme with a view to setting up a similar facility in their country.

A team of 23 top administrators and senior doctors from Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam is visiting Indiato understand the working of tele-medicine programmes.

The tele-medicine centre at the institute, set up 15 years back, offers crucial medical assistance to doctors in far-flung areas through audio-video remote linkages.

Source: Business-Standard (link opens in a new window)

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