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Telemedicine - Mauritania

Project No 7MAU03001
Title Telemedicine - Mauritania
Description Under this project ITU will provide assistance to the Government of Mauritania in establishing a telemedicine unit that will extend access to high quality health care to remote areas, improve medical training capabilities for future specialists and increase capacities for medical data communication between networked practioners. In addition, the project will allow the sharing of some medical equipment among remote sites.
Area of Action ICT Applications
Status Implemented
Time Frame From 1/1/2006 To 30/6/2007
Beneficiary Countries Mauritania
Implementing Agency ITU
PD Open Document
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000
Achievements

The project provided assistance to the Government of Mauritania in establishing a telemedicine unit that extend access to health care in remote areas, improved medical training capabilities and increased capacities for medical data communication between networks.