Debre Tabor University signed a joint venture agreement with Yami Staffing and Medical Service LLC in the United States to provide Tele-Medicine services on October 9/2020).
Tele Medicine is an alternative technology to provide medical and counseling services to patients with co-morbidities, keeping their social distances and preventing communicable diseases, like COVID-19. The technology of Tele-Medicine will be accessible to patients by installing Amharic applications on their cellphones. Tele-Medicine is an effective technology to treat and advise patients with respiratory illnesses in addition to it’s the role it plays to prevent the corona pandemic.
Yami Staffing and Medical Service LLC, therefore, will provide appropriate training to medical professionals, including the installation of the Amharic software and Debre Tabor University will get the necessary permissions from the Ministry of Health to start the service.
Doctor Agasharegn Gashaw (President of DTU) and Dr. Amsalu Molla (the Dean of the College of Health Sciences) signed MoU on behalf of DTU and sent it to Yami Staffing and Medical Service LLC. Doctor Agagregne remarked after signing the ceremony that Tele Medicine is an essential technology for developing countries, like Ethiopia as it saves time, money, and labor.