Telemedicine Workshop

March 14, 2019

2nd National Workshop on Telemedicine

Yellow Pagoda Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
About the workshop
We are pleased to announce that NREN (Nepal Research and Education Network) will be hosting the 2nd National Telemedicine Workshop together with TMSoN (Telemedicine Society of Nepal) and phect-NEPAL/Center for Rural Healthcare & Telemedicine (CRHT) in collaboration with Telemedicine Development Centre of Asia (TEMDEC), Japan, Asi@Connect, TEINcc. Telemedicine is being practiced in Nepal by a number of institutions and individuals since more than a decade. While the way telemedicine is practiced may vary a lot, we feel that better cooperation and coordination among the practitioner can create synergy and set standards in the country.

This workshop is targeted for medical professionals including nurses, healthcare service providers and IT personnel who are currently practicing telemedicine or interested in initiating telemedicine services. It will cover presentations from experienced telemedicine users both from the field of medicine and engineering. This will also provide a unique networking platform where more than 6 companies will showcase their products in the field of telemedicine in Nepal.
Role of engineering in telemedicine
Applications on telemedicine service
Technology option and recent advancement in telemedicine
Group discussion and presentation
19 speakers
Sharing challenges, usefulness, and impact
A day-long workshop includes a lot of conversation
60+ listeners
We a happy to see a significant participants
Opening remarks
Prof. Dr. Shuji Shimizu
Professor, International Medical Division, Kyushu University
Meet keynote speakers
You have an opportunity to meet popular speakers and personalities, who have made significant contributions in the field of telemedicine.
Dr. Moriyama Tomohiko
Associate Professor - Kyushu University
Prof. Dr. Ho-Seong Han
Professor - Seoul National University
Workshop timetable
March 14, 2019 / Thursday
09:00 – 09:30
Registration and breakfast
09:30 – 09:40
Welcome speech
Prof. Dr. Saroj Dhital
09:40 - 09:50
Opening remarks I
Prof. Shuji Shimizu
09:50 - 10:00
Opening remarks II(remote)
Prof. Dr. Ho-Seong Han
10:00 - 11:20
Session 1: Role of engineering in telemedicine
Session Chair: Mr. Lochan Lal Amatya
Co-chair: Ms. Kuriko Kudo
In this session, network/system engineer from various hospitals will make presentation focusing on their hospital network environment, network and system related problems they have been facing, and their plan to strengthen hospital network so that they can do better delivery of telemedicine/telehealth services.
11:20 - 11:35
Tea Break
11:35 - 13:00
Session 2: Applications of telemedicine services
Session Chair: Prof. Saroj Dhital
Dr. Tomohiko Moriyama
This session aims at presenting various medical cases among the participants. The session will also shed light on the contribution of telemedicine in dealing with various medical cases.
13:00 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:10
Session 3: Future of Telemedicine in Nepal: Policy, Technology options and recent advancements in Telemedicine
Chair: Dr. Bhushan Raj Shrestha
Prof. Pradeep Vaidya
Moderator: Dr. Udaya Koirala
This session help understand various technology option and recent advancements in telemedicine services delivery. It also provide platform to showscase some of the technology which are already available in Nepali market.
15:25 - 15:40
Tea Break
15:40 - 17:30
Session 4: Group discussions and presentation
Chair: Prof. Bishnu Dutta Poudel
Dr. Bijendra Dhoj Joshi
Moderator : Mr. Rajan Parajuli
This session aims to discuss various problems healthcare providers have been facing while providing telemedicine services in rural Nepal. To achieve the said objective, we will form 4-5 groups. Each group will identify a problem and then come up with a possible solution. After the group discussion, leader of each group will report their work.The results will help develop effective telemedicine intervention in Nepal and beyond facing similar problems.
17:45 - 17:50
Certificate distributions
17:40 - 17:50
Closing remarks
Mr. Lochan Lal Amatya
18:15 - 20:00
Previous workshop
March 14, 2019
Yellow Pagoda Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal

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