In Donetsk, telemedicine has reached such a high level that doctors from China and the United States used to visit the local medical conferences and meetings.
The UN Mission to Ukraine together with the Ukrainian Ministry of Health and one of the country’s mobile carriers have recently signed a memorandum on mutual assistance aimed at creation the unified nation-wide telemedicine network.
In the Donetsk region, telemedicine has been operating for nine years. In 2000 at the Donetsk Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics the Department of telemedicine was established.
Today telemedicine has become a daily tool for Donetsk people. Every year experts from Belgium, China, USA, India and Turkey come to Donetsk to attend telemedicine conferences and symposiums.