TELEMEDICINE: E-LEARNING PORTAL

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Galveston, USA donated a telemedicine equipment to the Department on April 2011. The equipment enables live case presentations and discussion between scholars in College of Health Science/Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi Kenya and University of Texas, Infectious Diseases Divisoion, Galveston, Medical School, Lima, Peru and scientists in Croatia.

These scheduled global grandrounds take place on monthly basis.Notices of the dates of presentation are sent out. This gives the doctors  a unique opportunity to discus difficult cases live with  their colleagues around the  globe.

Some of the cases that have been presented in the recent months  include: Brain Space Occupying Lesion, Cutaneous TB, pyrexia of unknown origin.