WHO Collaborating Centre for Telemedicine and eHealth
The Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine was designated as the first World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Telemedicine and eHealth in July 2002, and re-designated in 2006 and 2010. The activities of the centre cover the major aspects of telemedicine. The collaboration is based on the Terms of Reference which includes country work, research and dissemination, distance learning, advisory service and resource mobilization. The activities are described in the annual reports. These pages are in English only and dedicated to NST's activities as a WHO Collaborating Centre and related international collaboration.
A WHO collaborating centre is a national institution designated by the Director-General of the World Health Organization to form part of an international collaborative network carrying out activities in support of WHO's mandate for international health work and its programme priorities. Today WHO has more than 800 collaborating centres in 80 countries. More information on WHO collaborating centres.