UNESCO Chair in Telemedicine (467), established in 1999 at the University of La Laguna (Spain).


Health, ICTs.


  • To facilitate training and skills acquisition on the Telemedicine; directed towards the geographic areas and the medical application that show real needs for telemedicine support.
  • Act as intermediate body or give direct telemedicine support adapted to the needs and infrastructure of the supported countries.
  • To promote the mission telemedicine centre unit (MTCU) providing: medical support via telephone; co-ordination centres (RCCs) and Telemedicine support centres.

Host Institution


Progress report 2007-2009 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Communication and Information.


Prof. Dr. O. Ferrer-Roca, The University of La Laguna, Cátedra de Anatomía Patológica
E-Mail address - catai(at)
Work Phone - 34-(9)22-319 321 / 642 015
Fax - 34-(9)22 –641 855
Street - La Cuesta – La Laguna
City - Tenerife
Province/State - Canary Island
Postal Code - 38071
Country - Spain