In many under-developed and newly emerging parts of the world, where basic health care is a novelty, doctors are rare, and health systems are struggling, telemedicine provides an opportunity to use the progress in Information and Communications technology to address the gaps to improving health of the population.
The regions without adequate health services and infrastructure, the potentials of telemedicine is incredible. Telemedicine empowers community based and primary health providers to provide health care by connecting remotely with the experts using simple and cost-effective technology solutions.
Tech4Life enterprises with its fastest growing telemedicine solution MDConsults aims to empower health care providers and front line health workers through simple innovation and enabling the use of information and communication technology in the developing world. Noteworthy projects have been undertaken and are successfully running across the globe.
One of the projects of Tech4Life enterprises titled Mental Health for young adults in Afghanistan was initiated in early 2013 in order to improve mental healthcare of the youth of Badakshan province of Afghanistan. The project aims to reduce stigma against mental health in the community, build capacity of health providers, ensure standardized care, and improve referral system for advance diagnosis and better treatment. The project is a success and the initial results suggest that it is of great benefit to the health practitioners and the communities in the remote areas of Afghanistan. The findings also propose that the accessibility of eHealth has enhanced access to care for remote communities, decreased the stigma, and improved quality of health services by providing opportunities for continuous learning.
Tech4Life Enterprises has also been associated as technology partners with one of the leading NGOs of Pakistan who are providing teleconsultation in remote areas of the country .In addition to this program , MDConsults is also being deployed in another project known as “DOCThers” which connects female doctors to millions of underserved patients in real-time while leveraging technology
Tech4Life Enterprises has proven itself in the field of telemedicine, by introducing telemedicine and point of care solutions to improve health care in the developing countries. ‘MDConsults’ is the revolutionary Telemedicine solution for emerging countries, ideally designed to fit the needs and infrastructure in these parts of the world.