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Title: WHO EMRO's approach for supporting e-health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Authors: Al Shorbaji, N.
Issue Date: 2006
Language: English
Abstract: "E-health" is a generic term covering the use of computer and communication applications and technologies in health and medical care. This paper outlines WHO's dynamic and diversified approach for supporting e-health by the Regional Office of the Eastern Mediterranean. This includes: policy-setting; human resources development; planning, monitoring and evaluation; networking and communication; infrastructure development; consulting services; electronic publishing; systems development; e-learning; telemedicine; and online library services and support to HINARI. It also reviews some of the impediments towards development of e-health in the Region
Description: S238-S252
Keywords: Information Dissemination
Health Services Accessibility
Medical Records Systems, Computerized
Subject: Medical Informatics
ISSN: 1020-3397
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