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Drones delivering medicine? Bhutan pilots scheme to aid rural communities

A tiny rural nation - Bhutan - is pioneering the use of high-tech drones in its healthcare system. FutureGov reports.

Tablets vs paper: How the Philippines halved the cost of healthcare delivery

Community health workers ditched their paper forms in favour of ...

2 July 2014 | News

HP expands eHealth Centre network in India

Narayana Health and HP agree to establish up to 20 cloud-enabled remote healthcare facilities across India in the next 18 months.

18 June 2014 | News

Japan to build nationwide healthcare network to address ageing population

Japan’s Government will be connecting all hospitals, clinics and pharmacies nationwide as part of broader plans to address Japan’s ageing population problem, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has told FutureGov.

10 June 2014 | News

Government must measure value of open data in healthcare, share failures, says Britain

Government employees must share failings of using open health data and engage with citizens to define measures of open data success, Britain’s National Health Service and New York University’s GovLab have found.

30 May 2014 | News

India’s new health minister to focus on e-government and transparency

India’s new Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan, will focus on bringing e-governance and transparency to the administration’s public health agenda. He is also looking to deepen citizen engagement in the Ministry’s initiatives.

15 May 2014 | News

Malaysia Government prioritises e-government, e-learning and healthcare IT in 2020 vision

Malaysia’s Performance Management and Delivery Unit under the Prime Minister’s Department has highlighted deeper use of IT in government, education and healthcare in its 2013 Annual Report of the Economic Transformation Programme.

6 May 2014 | News

Australia government launches e-learning programme to support mental health of veterans

The Australian Department of Veterans’ Affairs have released a new Case Formulation e-learning programme to assist clinicians prioritise multiple conditions and adopt a case formulation and treatment planning approach with their clients.

29 April 2014 | News

The Philippines Government reveals ICT priorities: Health IT, White Space, Cloud

In an exclusive interview with FutureGov, Louis Casambre, Under Secretary & Executive Director, ICT Office, Department of Science and Technology, The Philippines reveals the key priorities and challenges for this year.

10 April 2014 | News

Australian health department upgrades online application system for over-the-counter medicine

The Australian Department of Health has upgraded its over-the-counter medicines online application system to simplify the application process for businesses.

9 April 2014 | News

Singapore tertiary institution partners industry to enhance digital learning

Republic Polytechnic, a tertiary institution in Singapore with 15,000 students, will be working with Popular e-Learning to enhance the quality and effectiveness of interactive digital learning solutions to keep pace with the evolving learning needs of students.

9 April 2014 | Feature

Users review Australian Health Agency's Online Arthritis Map

Charley Glynn and Christopher Wesson, experts from the Ordnance Survey’s Cartographic Design Team, UK’s national mapping authority, and Sandra Jameson, a caregiver to a 75 year old Arthritis patient, share what they think about the Arthritis Map of Victoria.

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