ITU Blog: Sharing Knowledge to Improve Lives – ITU and Academia

One of the exciting things about being an academic is having the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to help solve significant challenges that the world is facing today.

Unequal access to healthcare is one such challenge that persists in many countries around the world. Such inequalities are often exacerbated and more pronounced when natural disaster strikes; landslides, earthquakes, floods and hurricanes expose the fragility of already weak or non-existent medical services in remote regions.

Today, information and communication technologies (ICTs) are revolutionizing access to healthcare and with it comes the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to reach those most in need when a disaster strikes…

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