The Power of Telehealth: How can it improve access to care?

Date:  22 February 2022

One of the biggest ‘service shifts’ in the healthcare sector since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the widespread adoption of telehealth. As well as being a viable option to provide continuity of care and treatment to patients during the coronavirus pandemic, telehealth has transformed how health systems can respond to chronic workforce shortages and optimise their clinical capacities.

 

 

Hosts/Speakers

So for our first Talking Healthcare podcast in 2022, we have invited Sharon Allen and Dr Amit Thakker to discuss the challenges and opportunities of telehealth for Africa’s diverse healthcare systems.

Africa Healthcare Federation

Dr Amit N. Thakker

President

Amit is the President of Africa Healthcare Federation, the immediate past-Chairman of Kenya Healthcare Federation and has served as a Director at LumiraDx, Seven Seas...

World Telehealth Initiative (WTI)

Sharon Allen

Co-founder and Executive Director

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