Telemedicine: Strengthening Dominican Health Systems & Services.
Today, April 7th, 2022, International World Health Day is celebrated, and the A-MEDIC
Clinic commemorates with numerous health professionals and organizations around the
world with the theme “Our Planet, Our Health”. As technology encourages the
advancement of industries, so to in the health sector, innovations like telemedicine are
presented at an opportune time in this post COVID – 19 era.
A-Medic Inc, in collaboration with Optipharm Eye Centre, The All-Saints University,
the Ministry of Health and Wellness, and The One Good Deed Foundation has launched
a telemedicine project funded by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). As
a recipient of ITU “Connect2Recover Research Competition” award, kindly find further information available at the following URL: https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/Pages/connect2recover/research-competition/winners/default.aspx.
The Project is titled, “The use of Telemedicine in the Management of Chronic Diseases
in Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Cases Study – Dominica. The overarching
objective of the project is to strengthen Dominican healthcare systems using
telemedicine as a platform for equality and increased efficiencies in healthcare
managing chronic diseases in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) without
geographical barriers. 200 beneficiaries were selected.
The A-MEDIC CLINIC is happy to serve the Dominican public and seeks to focus on
digital resiliency and digital inclusion to build back better with broadband for pandemic
recovery in healthcare and promoting knowledge sharing that informs targeted practices
to build back better with e-health services.
The A-MEDIC Clinic reminds the public of the importance of the management of
chronic diseases in order to enjoy improved eyesight and a longer more meaningful life.
At A-MEDIC were care about your health with Telemedicine. A-MEDIC Clinic is
located at 23 Great Marlborough Street, Roseau, Dominica.