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Telemedicine Helps Overcome Healthcare Gender Based Barriers

April 19, 2018

Telemedicine helps to overcome gender-based barriers to healthcare – Study of telemedicine in Nepal published in Telematics and Informatics wins Elsevier’s Atlas Award for March 2018.

An Atlas-award winning study reported in the journal Telematics and Informatics has found that healthcare services delivered via video conferencing or mobile phones are helping to improve access to care for women and girls. The findings in rural Nepal are likely to be applied to many other parts of the world where computers and mobile phones are increasingly accessible.

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