alis1 Case Studies
EHAS [451 KB] (Enlace Hispano-Americano de Salud) is a telemedicine project which enables emergency calls from areas without telephone connections; the coordination of emergency health aid; to save time regarding transfers and the training of health staff by means of distance learning. The project aims to improve the quality of public healthcare services in rural areas of Latin America through the use of new information and telecommunication technologies.
The EMPLENET project [596 KB] is stimulating the constitution of a cities network that promotes the use of ITC's among citizens and the local economy, aiming at the decrease of unemployment in local communities. The use of these technologies within local administration as essential tool in its relation with the citizens is particularly relevant concerning labour integration.
The INTEGRA project [349 KB] made recent experiences demonstrating the utility of networking to support integration processes in schools. Schools belonging to the network have the didactic, technological and administrative requirements necessary to become references and model structures for other schools. The experiences showed the potential of ICT's in the educational environment.
LINK-all [386 KB] (Local communities Insertion Network for Latin America) is a sustainable development project that aims at assisting remote communities in Latin America to secure sustainable development based on the integration and promotion of three activity targeted sectors: crafts, eco agro-tourism and cultural heritage through the assistance of advanced information and communication technologies.
Met@logo [466 KB] is an international award winning eGovernment solution, which allows to plan and execute eGovernment Projects at low costs. Metalogo consists mainly of management tools & methodologies and software applied to eGovernment projects at a local level.
Mi LUGAR [553 KB] (Atlas de la Diversidad) is an inter-school telematic project that aims to illustrate the Latin American countries' cultural diversity through the personal experiences of students referring their direct environment. Moreover, it aims to draw attention to the realities of school life and invites the teachers, moderators, pupils and youth groups to share these on the web. Furthermore, the project tries to initiate, through a working group, the use of ICTs in classrooms and the creation of geographical and human networks that reinforce exchanges and mutual learning.
The T@LEMED project [554 KB] aims to develop an applied telemedicine application for medically underserved and remote regions in Colombia and Brazil. Current health technologies as well as evidence based medicine represent the principal columns of the project. Initially, the project focused on the typical infectious diseases of these regions such as malaria and tuberculosis, and on general ultrasound application for pregnancy control, urology and cardiovascular diagnosis.