Pictures above: Examples of the presentation Since January 2016 a weekly teaching session on iPath was established. It is a combination of a skype group call and an iPath presentation. Pathologists and pathology trainees from Cambodia, Afghanistan and Samoa are invited to the Sykpe group. There are three different forms of teaching session: - powerpoint presentation regarding a certain topic, e.g. uropathology., similar to a lecture in university. - case discussion: routine
In 2015/2016, a reorganization of the Department of Pathology was carried out on behalf of the in collaboration with the SES (Senior Expert Service). Founded 20 years ago, the department had been vacant for about 6 years and preparations had to be sent to New Zealand for diagnosis. In 2015 and 2016, attempts were made to familiarize a specialist in internal medicine with pathological anatomical diagnostics and to support them via telepathology. The project was interrupted i
January 2017, a histology- and cytology laboratory for pathology was set up at the Mission Hospital Tansen Nepal, which cannot be fully used via iPath due to objections from the hospital administration. An educated pathologist should be responsible for the pre-cut of patient material. The pathologist which was declared to come didn’t arrive. Cytology is running very well.
Histopathology services were implemented in Butaro, Rwanda to combat, among other challenges, a very long turnaround time for cancer diagnostics. In January 2012, laboratory infrastructure, personnel, and activiti es were investigated and documented to create an assessment report that “(1) detailed the resource needs at Butaro with respect to infrastructure renovations, equipment, consumables, personnel, training, and standard operating procedures (SOPs); (2) identi fied wher
In 2016, as part of the National Conference on Telemedicine in Hanoi Vietnam 2016, the following group was created as aproject by the KfW, a telepathology group was set up at the Bach Mai Hospital, is only used sporadically for second opinion. Bach Mai Hospital is a multi-field medical facility in Hanoi and is considered one of the largest in Vietnam. The hospital was established in 1911 during the French colonial rule. It played important role in the health system of Vietnam
In 2010, as part of the rebuilding of the Balch Regional Hospital, a laboratory for pathology and cytology was set up on behalf of GIZ in Masar e Sharif, which was one of the three laboratories operating in Afghanistan in 2010. It was made by dr. R. Rokai (histology) and dr. A. Sediqi (Cytology). At the same time a fine needle aspiration clinic was established. Due to considerable political difficulties at the state hospital, a private institute was founded in 2013 with the h
In 2007, at the request of the Missionary Benedictine Congregation at St. Joseph's Mission Hospital in Peramiho / Tanzania, a Pathology Laboratory was established. St. Joseph's Mission Hospital is a referral hospital serving the Ruvuma Province. After multiple reorganization because of personnel turnover, the laboratory is currently working very well and has so far examined 5,300 cases. At present cooperation with a private institute in Arusha is established. From 2019 the la
In 2002, at the Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope (Hospital of an American NGO), a pathological anatomical Lobow was established by G. St from donations of German pathologists and private individuals. Dr Chhut Serey Vathana, has been briefed as head of the lab and supported by IPATH in routine diagnostics in more than 7600 cases. Due to the growing need, in 2009 a private institute in Phnom Penh (PIP) was founded by Dr Vathana with international participation , Since 2012, mor