You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Italy included under JIPMER's telemedicine project

Press Trust of India  |  Puducherry 

The telemedicine facility in the premier health institute JIPMER here has now added Italy to the list of countries it covers.

Already the facility was covering Japan, Korea, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Australia and the UK among others, a release from JIPMER said today.

Professor G Saglio of the University of Turin, Italy, delivered a special talk through the telemedicine programme on 'CML in 2018' organised recently by the department of Medical Oncology on "how to treat chronic myeloid leukemia".

The lecture was followed by case presentations and discussions between JIPMER, a centrally administered institute, and the Italian university, it said.

Director of JIPMER S Vivekanandam said the institute was a regional resource centre for telemedicine for South India.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 19:46 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU