INCLUSIVE HEALTHCARE: HOW TELEMEDICINE WOULD FACILITATE RURAL ACCESS TO BASIC HEALTHCARE

Inadequate quality of care claims between 5.7 million and 8.4 million lives each year in low- and middle-income countries. In August of 2020, the independent Africa Regional Certification Commission certified the World Health Organization (WHO) African Region as wild polio-free, after four years without a reported case.  Cases due to wild poliovirus have decreased by over 99% since 1988, from an estimated…