Creating sustainable rural healthcare networks through new technology and learning opportunities

Rigmor Furu, Artur Steinerowski, Bente Norbye, Ian Leslie

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This report is part of the overall project Sustainable Rural Health Care Networks (Sustainable Health). Rural areas in the Northern Periphery face specific challenges as regards to the provision of high quality, coherent and integrated health services. These challenges manifest in the obvious geographic factors including isolation and small dispersed populations, limited public transport and road infrastructure, and the resultant, long distances to hospitals and primary health care services institutions.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages20
JournalEUREKA Digital
Publication statusPublished - 2008



  • rural healthcare networks
  • health policy
  • new technology

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