The Republic of Cabo Verde[1] is an island country consisting of an archipelago of 10 main islands and several smaller islands and islets. It is located 570 km of the coast of Western Africa, and is culturally contiguous with West African sub-Sahara countries. The country covers an area of 4,033 km2 and is home to […]

December 12, 2016, The International Virtual E-Hospital (IVeH) in cooperation with EPOS Health Management and Mediconsult will over the next 5 years assist the Viet Duc University Hospital (VDUH) in Hanoi, Vietnam to establish robust telemedicine services with 6 participating hospitals and to extend their services through use of a telemedicine network. The expected clinical […]

June 15, 2004 Large parts of the Balkans region known as Kosova (also called Kosovo) were destroyed five years ago during civil strife between Serbs and ethnic Albanians. In the devastated area, Dr. Rifat Latifi is building a “telemedicine” program that is one of the most technically advanced in the world. NPR’s Alex Chadwick speaks […]

Monday, Dec. 21, 2016 Noon College of Medicine – Tucson, room 8403 Telemedicine for Neurotrauma: Saving Brain and Saving Money – Albania’s Experience Sponsored jointly by: the Trauma Division of the Department of Surgery, the Arizona Telemedicine Program and the International Virtual e-Hosptial Foundation Contact: Sandra Patricia Barcelo, 626-6302,

Rifat Latifi, MD, trauma surgeon in the University of Arizona Department of Surgery, received the 2015 American College of Surgeons (ACS)/Pfizer Surgical Volunteerism Award for his work on establishing telemedicine and e-health programs in underdeveloped nations, especially those recovering from conflict and in need of major rebuilding of their health-care systems. The award is presented […]

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