About the ISfTeH

Mission statement

Facilitate the international dissemination of knowledge and experience in Telemedicine and eHealth and providing access to recognized experts in the field worldwide

Philosophy and vision

  • Promotion & Support of Telemedicine/eHealth activities worldwide
  • Primarily an umbrella for national Telemedicine and eHealth organizations
  • Assisting the start-up of new national organizations
  • Non governmental and non for profit society with close ties to WHO and ITU
  • Supporting developing countries in the field of Telemedicine and e-Health
  • Neutral & Democratic (established under Swiss law)
  • Fair membership fees
  • Also open to:
    • Councils
    • Associated Societies
    • Institutions and Organizations
    • Corporations
    • Individuals
    • Students
    • Nurses

Added values

  • Networking within the international Telemedicine/eHealth community
  • Exploring and highlighting the existing synergies between the global players
  • Set-up support of new national members
  • Dissemination of information via the ISfTeH website and newsletters
  • Participation in the yearly issue of a Telemedicine Directory
  • Access to telemedical networks
  • Download of relevant documents
  • Participation in working groups on Telemedical standards and regulations
  • Assistance on legal matters
  • Organizing and supporting a yearly ISfTeH scientific conference in different continents
  • Open dialogue and cooperation with the industry to favorize the development and implementation of innovative and practical products & services
  •  Promotion of the ISfTeH activities via specialized MediaSupporting the existing National Members and their activities