Officials from provinces and institutions, including PAHO, responded to a call to convene issued by the Ministry of Health to analyze experiences throughout the nation in order to create a national telehealth plan. The use of technology allows for long-distance diagnoses and the issuing of vaccination reminders along with facilitating other actions.
Medical devices, assistive devices, and eHealth solutions have the potential to improve lives. However, too many people worldwide suffer because they don’t have access to the appropriate health technologies. This call highlights the importance of these innovative technologies towards improved health outcomes and the quality of life. Download 2014 Call_Flyer.