Telemedicine in Egypt: SWOT analysis and future trends

Rada Hussein & Aly Khalifa
Today, many countries have succeeded in integrating telemedicine and advanced technologies into a broad-range of healthcare processes including diagnosis, treatment, disease prevention, and health education & research. Nevertheless, many developing countries are still unable to sustain meaningful telemedicine projects. Egypt has achieved significant progress in building the Information Society (IS), by providing an enabling legal and regulatory framework, and an adequate Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure. However, telemedicine projects in Egypt still face common...