Telemedicine and knowledge between medical and development discourses

MISCIONE, Gianluca

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2005
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This paper explores the implication of health care development through ICT on local norms of participation, and local accountabilities. Drawing on an example from the Amazon, the author notes the interplay between a telemedicine system and local knowledge. He suggests that ICT is an 'accountable structure' for a model of development based on linear transmition of knowledge rather than dialogue and participation

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4th International Critical Management Studies Conference "Development and Globalization: Organizing Rhetoric and Power"
University of Cambridge, UK
4-6 July 2005

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