Experience and hopes for telehealth in Tokelau.

  title={Experience and hopes for telehealth in Tokelau.},
  author={Philippe Adam},
  journal={Pacific health dialog},
  volume={7 2},
The two key factors affecting healthcare in Tokelau are its small population and its great isolation. Both of these make telehealth a critical issue for the development of health services and it is hard to see how the services can develop to a modern standard without a larger component of telemedicine. The Tokelau islands consist of three roughly equal atolls usually served by 1-2 doctors who deal with all aspects of medical care. There is a small hospital on each atoll and each is staffed by a… CONTINUE READING

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