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Anambra State launches telemedicine hub to reinforce the healthcare system

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The telemedicine hub addresses the hole created by the scarcity of healthcare staff within the state.

In a speech on the inauguration on Wednesday in Awka, Mr. Soludo stated the telemedicine hub was to make sure that healthcare companies have been offered in all components of the state, particularly hard-to-reach areas.

He stated the pilot hub, located at Complete Medical Centre, Awkuzu, Oyi Native Authorities Space of the state, is linked to 10 different well being facilities in several communities.

“With the hole created with the speed of mind drain within the nation, this technology will enhance and enhance entry to healthcare within the state.

“If this pilot hub works as anticipated, we’ll replicate it within the different 179 communities within the state,” he stated.

The Commissioner for Well being, Afam Obidike, stated the idea and inauguration of the hub have been the primary in West Africa and Nigeria.

Mr Obidike stated it will be helpful to residents with using google diagnostics to work together with docs in America and Abuja.

“Diagnostic google will likely be used on the healthcare amenities to get the docs to take care of sufferers from any location.

“We’ve got ensured that there will likely be minimal challenges relating to community and energy provide since we have now put in photo voltaic power to drive 24-hour companies,” he said.