Telemedicine and primary health : the virtual doctor project Zambia

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Mupela, Evans; Mustarde, Paul; Jones, Huw;
(2011)
  • Publisher: UNU-MERIT, Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology
  • Subject: Telemedicine, Satellite, Primary health, Alma Ata
    • jel: jel:O25 | jel:O47 | jel:F43 | jel:O41 | jel:F15 | jel:O43

This paper is a commentary on a project application of telemedicine to alleviate primary health care problems in Lundazi district in the Eastern province of Zambia. The project dubbed 'The Virtual Doctor Project' will use hard body vehicles fitted with satellite communi... View more
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