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Studio shot of stethoscope and digital tablet with medical formAs the communication infrastructure in developing nations improves, telemedicine extends health care — and particularly access to specialist care — to more citizens. Local clinics and practitioners can consult remote specialists via video-conferencing, mHealth applications and remote diagnostic tools. Chinese and Indian companies continue to invest heavily in video-related health technology in parts of Africa. Existing mobile network operators may subsidize telemedicine programs.

 

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