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E-Health Mato Grosso (Telessaude Mato Grosso


Telessaude Mato Grosso is part of The National Telehealth Brazil Networks Program, which was established through the Ordinance of the Ministry of Health nº 35 of January 2007, and is coordinated by the Secretariats of Labor and Health Education (SGTES) and Health Care (SAS).
It enables the strengthening and improvement of the quality of primary care services in the Unified Health System (SUS), integrating Permanent Health Education (EPS) and health care support through information and communication technologies (ICT) tools and technologies. It is constituted by State, Intermunicipal and Regional Nuclei, that develop and offer specific services for professionals and workers of the SUS. The first project to implement Telehealth in Mato Grosso was prepared in 2009, covering 100 initial points. In December 2011 an agreement was signed between the Ministry of Health (SGETS) and the State Health Secretariat, for the cost of Telehealth.

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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C7. E-health 2019
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 3: Good health and well-being

  • Mato Grosso, Brazil



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Entity name

Ministry of Health

Entity country—type

Brazil Government

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