SATELLIFE is recognized in Bridges.org Report on Digital Divide
In a new report by Bridges.org, SATELLIFE is featured as an example of what works!
In an in-depth report entitled "Spanning the Digital Divide," by Bridges.org, SATELLIFE is recognized for its exemplary work in integrating technology into the delivery of healthcare, thereby improving the people's lives. For further information click here
Bridges.org is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC whose mission is to help people in developing countries and underserved communities use technology to improve their lives. The recent report reviews some of the basic facts about information and communication technology (ICT) access and use, and provides an extensive list of resources for further information. Emphasizing that solutions must be based on an understanding of local needs and conditions, it examines the major approaches to the problems, describes the various initiatives and considers government policies that play a role.
SATELLIFE is featured as a case study in the category of healthcare initiatives. The report reveals, "...programs such as SATELLIFE provide a vital communications network between doctors, and a vehicle for information gathering and dissemination to improve healthcare."