Telemedicine in rural India

PLoS Med. 2006 Mar;3(3):e82. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030082. Epub 2006 Mar 7.


Although nearly 75% of Indians live in rural villages, more than 75% of Indian doctors are based in cities. Might telemedicine be a cheap and fast way to bridge the rural-urban health divide?

MeSH terms

  • Developing Countries*
  • Financing, Government
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • India
  • Poverty
  • Public Health
  • Rural Health Services*
  • Telemedicine*