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Secretary General
César Gaviria

Assistant Secretary General
Luigi R. Einaudi

Chairperson of the Permanent Consultative Committee I: TELECOMMUNICATION
STANDARDIZATION
Martha Elena Pinto de De H art
Minister of Communications of Colombia

The Book on Telehealth in the Americas was prepared by the
Permanent Consultative Committee I (PCC.I) of CITEL

With the participation of
The Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT/ITU)
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)
and the collaboration of the
Latin American Association of Research Centers and Telecommunication Enterprises (AHCIET)

General Coordinator
Héctor Mario Carril
Chair of the Working Group on
Basic and Universal Telecommunications Services of PCC.I (1998-2002) - CITEL
Vice Chair of the Working Group on Standards C oordination of PCC.I – CITEL

Panel of Experts
Xavier Urtubey –Principal Expert : UIT / Fundación ERA DIGITAL
Edgar Prieto – CITEL Expert, Andean Region
HallamH ope – CITEL Expert, CARICOM
Roberto R odrigues – PAHO Expert
Richard Van West–Charles – PAHO Expert

Digital and multimedia version

Fernando Picado – CITELExpert
Mariano Galante

Collaborators

Marcelo Petrich
Natalia Amore
Verónica Soria
Natacha Dinsmann

Publishing                               Printing
CITEL                                    UIT – AHCIET

                     OAS Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Organization of American States. Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL).

Telehealth in the Americas / was prepared by [the] Permanent Consultative Committee (PCC.I)

of CITEL/OAS with the participation of the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT/ITU), the Pan

American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the collaboration of the Latin American Association of

Research Centers and Telecommunication Enterprises (AHCIET).

p. ; cm.

ISBN 0-8270-4614-6

1. Medical telematics. 2. Telecommunication in medicine--America. 3. Medical innovations --

Forecasting. 4. Medicine--Computer network resources --America. 5. Telemedicine--America. 6.

Computer-assisted instruction. I. International Telecommunication Union (ITU). II. Pan American

Health Organization (PAHO). III. Latin American Association of Research Centers and

Telecommunication Enterprises (AHCIET).

R119.9 .O7 2003 (E)                                                           OEA/Ser.L/XVII.6.4

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