International Telemedicine forum opens in Libya

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The fourth international Euro-Mediterranean conference on computer science and telemedicine opened here on Thursday. The three-day meeting is being attended by doctors and specialists from Libya, Russia, Italy, Czech Republic, Romania, Greece, France, Syria, Jordan and Egypt.
It is organised by the World Telemedicine Association, in collaboration with the Libyan general people’s Committee for Health and Environment, the Libyan Council of medical specialities and the World Health Organisation (WHO). More than 30 scientific studies and researches on telemedicine teaching, the use of Internet in the medical area as well as the promotion of health systems for electronic medical teaching and the harmonisation of the programmes on telemedicine will be discussed during this meeting. The studies also cover electronic filing of the patients’ conditions, electronic care cards, clinical and epidemiological databases, the use of fingerprints in health records and the digital gap in telemedicine in Africa. Panapress.

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