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Inauguration of National Telemedicine Program in Cape Verde


On 28 July 2014, Inauguration ceremony was held on Sal Island, Cape Verde to mark successful completion of the Second Phase of Integrated Telemedicine and e-Health Program in Cape Verde.

High distinguished guests attended the ceremony and held speeches where importance was raised on all the benefits this Telemedicine Program offers for Cape Verde:

  • His Excellency Dr Jose Maria Neves, Prime Minister of the Republic of Cape Verde

  • Her Excellency Dr Cristina Fontes Lima, Minister of Health of the Republic of Cape Verde

  • Ambassador Mitja Štrukelj, Director General of International Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Assistance of the Republic of Slovenia

  • Mr. Mitja Hegler, ITF Project Manager (virtually from Slovenia)

  • Dr. Vanda Azevedo, Coordinator of National Telemedicine Program in Cape Verde

  • Dr. Carla Abu Raya, Director of Sal Hospital in Cape Verde

Please click here to see video report about the ceremony from National TV channel in Cape Verde.

With July 2014, the telemedicine and e-health network in Cape Verde connects 10 centers throughout all 9 inhabited islands and is completely operational with medical teleconsultations and virtual education programs being held on daily basis.

The program, which is ongoing since July 2012, is financed by the Republic of Slovenia and implemented through ITF Enhancing Human Security by International Virtual e-Hospital Foundation.