A Teledermatology Network for Underserved Areas of South Africa
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AbstracteHealth and Developing Countries (1): This paper will describe an ongoing study examining the feasibility of and satisfaction with a telemedicine network that aims to enhance delivery of dermatological care in relatively remote areas of South Africa using a simple store-and-forward telemedicine system. In addition, issues of sustainability of such a teledermatology network will be discussed.
SponsorshipUniversity of Washington, USA; University of Cape Town, RSA, South Africa; and Medical Research Council of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
This presentation was given at the Med-e-tel 2005 Conference in Luxembourg on April 7th, 2005.