The Long Last Mile: Part 1 of 2
This video isn't strictly to do with telehealth but any advance warning provided is obviously going to offer better odds for people to survive disasters and avoid serious injuries.
Early warnings can save thousands of lives when disasters strike. Science can now anticipate or detect tsunamis, cyclones and floods but the bigger challenge is to communicate that knowledge quickly and effectively to everyone at risk. Following the 2004 tsunami which arrived without warning, civil society groups, telecom operators and researchers collaborated in Sri Lanka to find out how technologies, training and community organisation can carry official warnings through the crucial 'last mile'.