This week the Latest Sale team reports from the Telecommunications Business Directory and explores the role of telecommunications in Tanzania’s healthcare system.
A Tanzanian hospital, the Muhimbili National Hospital collaborated with Oxford University for the implementation of several healthcare projects facilitated by telecommunications companies. The aim is to deliver healthcare using advanced technology.
Through collaboration, the Tanzanian healthcare sector is expected to be better equipped to provide services via Artificial Intelligence (AI). Technologists and will be able to determine the disease’s source and symptoms using computer systems called Digital Pathology. The use of the internet through telecommunications technology and handheld devices will ensure that Tanzania’s hospitals continue to provide improved services that are transformational for their healthcare sector.
Image courtesy of Muhimbili National Hospital