Empowering Communications pioneered ACME-IT in four hospitals in Western Province, Kenya in partnership with PATH Kenya and the Kenya's Division of Leprosy, TB and Lung Disease. ACME-IT has brought a high quality synchronous and interactive Continuing Medical Education to groups of health care professionals gathered in learning centers at hospitals in remote areas. Follow-on research demonstrates that it is no longer justifiable to accept a lower standard of education and knowledge base for health care workers in low and middle income countries, especially for those servicing rural communities.
Gregory Alonso Pirio
To learn more about innovative approaches to health care training, see "Re-Inventing Health Care Training In The Developing World: The Case For Satellite Applications In Rural Environments"