This is the third and final article of the “The Importance of Telemedicine through Satellite in Africa” series. In the previous article, we focused on telemedicine projects in Ghana and Ethiopia. This article will look at the telemedicine projects in Senegal and Kenya.
The first article focused on Telemedicine projects in South Africa and Uganda. This article will look at the telemedicine initiatives in two more African countries: Ghana and Ethiopia.
One of the biggest healthcare issues of many countries today is that the poor level of medical services in rural and remote regions. Rural areas generally have worse medical services compared to urban areas and large cities. This is a big problem especially since the demand for professional medical services and medical aid in rural areas is increasing, while medical services have not been able to keep up.