May 10, 2016

Press

Rotarian Magazine Article April 2017 – Description of project in Nigeria that appeared in Rotarian Magazine! Read about this major telemedicine initiative.

SSU Student Helps Set Up Telemedicine Site in Haiti (pdf) – Sonoma Newscenter – February 10, 2016
Sonoma State University student Michelle Kavata recently returned from Haiti, where she helped set up a virtual doctor’s office in a rural area of the developing nation–and received college credit for doing so.

A Medical and Rotarian Collaboration – Sonoma County Gazette September 1, 2015
On Sunday evening, August 23, in the Rose Garden at Sonoma West Medical Center, the ripple of human emotion at witnessing a dream come true could be felt even as the ocean breezes rustled the trees. After an introduction by Raymond Hino, CEO of Sonoma West Medical Center, each of the six members of the Telemedicine training team from Yenagoa, Nigeria told the reception how critical this technology is to saving lives in their country.

The Ability to Change the World (pdf) – West County Times Article – March 13 2013
The Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise has been working with the Rotary Club of Manila to bring improved health care to the Philippines by providing grants for a telemedicine and electronic medical records program to help the underserved in the Philippines.

Rotary launches international telemedicine project – Press Democrat Article – December 20 2012
The Rotary Club of Sebastopol Sunrise has established a partnership with the Rotary Club of Manila to improve health care in the Philippines by bringing telemedicine and comprehensive electronic medical records to the underserved in the Philippines. The clubs are signing a Memorandum of Understanding this week to fund a pilot project at the Mary Johnston Hospital in Manila.