Chapter 12

The Egyptian-African Telemedicine Network

The Treat and Teach Comprehensive Model

Hoda MF Wahba a , Tamer Emara b , and Ahmed Elbokl b       a Geriatrics Department, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt      b Neurology Department, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Abstract

Ain Shams University Virtual Hospital, an institutional telemedicine service provider operating via a “Treat and Teach” initiative and serving Egypt, Arab countries and the African continent. It aims to provide equitable health care to the region in a sustainable model.

The service is offered through a package which is customizable, priority based, blended, timed with tangible outcomes. It offers medical consultation service to remote areas that are ...

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