Ethiopia’s tryst with teleradiology – Will it reap benefits?
With around 5,500 doctors, Ethiopia’s ratio of doctors to the general population is 1:17,000. This thinly spread ratio of doctors has been the cause of patient polarization from rural areas to major cities for basic diagnosis and treatment. Particularly for diagnostic imaging, there are only around 200 radiologists who are mainly concentrated in Addis Ababa.
- September 15, 2017
- Posted by: Team EMeRG
- Category: AFRICA, Med-Tech Insights