Telemedicine in Ghana: from pilot to scale-up
Novartis Foundation and Ghana Health Service announce successful integration and scale-up of telemedicine program
Novartis Foundation Novartis Foundation and Ghana Health Service are announcing the successful integration and scale-up of telemedicine services across Ghana. The telemedicine service started as a pilot model in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region in 2011, covering 30 communities of around 35,000 people. The Novartis Foundation worked with local and international partners to make the pilot a success.
(...) Based on the success of this telemedicine model, the Ghana Health Service selected it for implementation across the nation as part of its national e-health strategy to use information and communications technology (ICT) to improve healthcare delivery. (Photo: © Novartis Foundation)