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Health practitioners and medical experts from the Veterans Memorial Medical Center convene to participate in international telemedicine session Information has become the lifeblood of a globalized economy and facilitating its exchange across time zones has been a challenge practitioners seek to exceed. Fortunately, the rise of ICT has advanced fields such as education, business, law, and agriculture- driving faster services and prompting effective management. The Department of Science and Technology- Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) recognizes this capacity and integrates it with medical applications as part of its telemedicine initiatives. To put simply, telemedicine is the facilitation of medical […]
The Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), an attached agency of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), participated in the 29th Nordic Gateway for Research and Education (NORDUnet) Conference 2016 from 20 to 22 September, 2016 in Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, Finland.
Hosted by the Finnish National Research Education Network (NREN) Funet/CSC, the three-day conference covered topics such as innovative infrastructure and service development, advanced applications of research and education networks (REN), e-Science and e-learning, and security and risk mitigation.
Internet has been a critical medium to communicate. Driven by combination of mainstream and innovative Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions, the digital divide has been narrowed down, taking on even the delivery of healthcare services. In the Philippines, doctors and medical practitioners can now diagnose and examine patients in far-flung communities, geographically isolated regions, or underserved areas via telemedicine, an interactive technology, which runs through the Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET).
The Department of Science and Technology-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), as the local organizing committee, and the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) will be hosting the 41st APAN Meeting, with the theme “Manila Revisited: Enabling Connectivity for an Integrated World,” on 25 – 29 January 2016 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Marriott Hotel Manila, Pasay City, Philippines.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Advanced Science and Technology Institute’s (ASTI) Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET) participated in the 39th Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) Conference held in Fukuoka, Japan last 24 February 2015 to 06 March 2015. PREGINET was represented…
Connecting to a single Internet exchange points would raise the service quality of the Internet. This was the principle emphasized by Bill Woodcock, an Internet policy maker and executive director of Packet Clearing House (PCH), in the Philippine Network Operators Group (PhNOG) 2015 Forum last 11 February 2015 at the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) in Quezon City.
Telemedicine has become an important element in the delivery of real time treatment or medication to patients. In fact, a number of hospitals, both local and international, are embracing telemedicine technologies in bridging the doctor-patient divide. To forge partnerships and boost collaboration, Dr. Shuji Shimizu, director of the Telemedicine Development Center of Asia and chairman of the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) Medical Working Group, visited the Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC), St. Luke’s Medical Center and National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) on 20 January 2015.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Advanced Science and Technology Institute’s (ASTI’s) Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET) team took part in the 8th Academic Congress of the Asian Shoulder Association (ACASA) on 25-26 November 2014 in Cebu.
The two-day academic congress was hosted by the University of Santo Tomas, headed by Dr. Alberto Ma. V. Molano, President of the Philippine Shoulder Society and one of the organizers of ACASA. It was attended by Dr. Gilles Walch,…
The DOST-ASTI Philippine Research, Education and Government Information Network (PREGINET) and the Ateneo Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) jointly assisted the streaming of the Annual General Membership Meeting of the Institute of Electronics Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. Quezon City Chapter (IECEP QC) last 04 – 06 December 2014.
IECEP QC is the Integrated & Accredited Professional Organization of Professional Electronics Engineers, Electronics Engineers, and Electronics Technicians in Mandaluyong, Marikina, Pasig, San Juan, Quezon, Caloocan, Makati, Navotas, and Valenzuela City.
Ateneo de Manila President Fr. Jett Villarin SJ signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Prof. Jun Murai of Keio University for an exchange of “data packets” that will increase the swap of graduate and undergraduate students and faculty with the School on Internet Asia (SOI Asia).
More than sending “pings”, through a Memorandum of Understanding between Keio Research Institute at SFC, Keio University and Ateneo de Manila University can now increase undergraduate and graduate students’ mobility, joint faculty research programs, and collaboration through SOI Asia.
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