Accession Number:

ADA495043

Title:

Third Intensive Balkan Telemedicine and e-Health Seminar

Descriptive Note:

Final proceedings

Corporate Author:

INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL E-HOSPITAL FOUNDATION ANCHORAGE AK

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

157.0

Abstract:

This report represents a summary of the International Virtual e-Hospitals effort in coordinating and conducting the Third Intensive Balkan Telemedicine and e-Health Seminar on February 6-7, 2009 in Skopje, Macedonia. The seminar, which was cosponsored by the Ministry of Health of Macedonia, was attended by 289 individuals from the countries of Macedonia, Albania, Kosova, and Serbia. The international faculty included experts from the U.S. and Europe. Participants and special quests included 4 individuals from Bondsteel U.S. Army Base in Kosova the Minister of Health, the Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy, Macedonia representatives from the U.S. Department of State and representatives from US Agency for International Development USAID. Telemedicine in this region has taken a strong foothold and the Minister announced plans to fully embrace telemedicine as component of the health system in Macedonia with linkages to other Balkan countries in the region.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE