Teleophthalmology: A Model for Eye Care Delivery in Rural and Underserved Areas of India

@inproceedings{Prathiba2011TeleophthalmologyAM,
  title={Teleophthalmology: A Model for Eye Care Delivery in Rural and
Underserved Areas of India},
  author={Vijayaraghavan Prathiba and Mohan Rema},
  booktitle={International journal of family medicine},
  year={2011}
}
Objectives. To describe the application of teleophthalmology in rural and underserved areas of India. Study Design. This paper describes the major teleophthalmology projects in India and its benefits. Results. Teleophthalmology is the use of telecommunication for electronic transfer of health-related data from rural and underserved areas of India to specialities in urban cities. The MDRF/WDF Rural Diabetes Project has proved to be very beneficial for improvement of quality health care in… CONTINUE READING

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