Each year, through the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI), hundreds of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) experts from industry and government provide intensive tuition-free training to women and men who are involved, typically at senior levels, in their developing country’s ICT infrastructure.

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USTTI 2009The Office of Telemedicine is one of the facilities throughout the United States where USTTI training occurs; ICT experts from the Office of Telemedicine use our high-tech facilities to train qualified communications professionals, regulators and entrepreneurs from the developing world.

This past year, the Office of Telemedicine hosted twelve participants from a variety of countries including the Philippines, Nepal, Mongolia and Uganda. The Office of Telemedicine has been collaborating with USTTI for six years and they look forward to a continued partnership well into the future.

If you are interested in participating in USTTI, with the potential to visit the UVA Office of Telemedicine, please visit the USTTI website.


Here are a few pictures from some of our trainings: