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In this article, Al Gore comes across as a very sharp observer of the power of internet. As expected, internet ( and web 2.0) has evolved along commercial lines. Its time social sector is similarly boosted by intelligent use of the real-time 2-way connectivity provided by the internet.
The scope of using these services in public health is a very fertile field.
Education, training, Information, Interpersonal communication, Data gathering, Remote/ Telemedicine, Real time decision support in interventional medicine, Telepathology, Teleradiology, i could go on and on.
Hope i can make a difference with my RAKSHA ( Registered society for knowledge and health).