Afghan Education for a Better Tomorrow and Raqim Foundation Tele-Medicine project
The Raqim Foundation, in collaboration with Afghan Education for a Better Tomorrow, has launched a Tele-Medicine pilot project in Kalakan, a village in Afghanistan. This system is satellite and internet based and is powered by solar panels.
The first health care consultation was with a mental health patient in Kalakan who spoke with Dr. Nahid Aziz, AEBT Vice President and Associate Professor of the American School of Professional Psychology (ASPP) at Argosy University in the USA. Dr. Aziz was able
Currently, the pilot Tele-Medicine Clinic is linked with Afshar Hospital located in Darulaman, on the outskirts of Kabul.
Doctors from Afshar Hospital consult with Kalakan Clinic patients through satellite on daily bases. American Medical Overseas Relief - Afshar Hospital is a non-profit organization that serves extremely poor people who have not had previous access to health care.