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The opening ceremony of the Regional Telemedicine Center of Lezhë was on April 22, 2015. This center has been fully renovated by US EUCOM and equipped with the most modern and advanced telemedicine equipments, by Integrated Telemedicine and e-Health Program-AL (ITeHP-AL), a USAID funded program. The event was attended by numerous distinguished figures some of which were telepresent, including: USA Ambassador Mr. Donald Lu, the Minister of Health, Mr. Ilir Beqaj, US EUCOM representative Major K. Mitchell, USAID representative Dr. Agimi Koçiraj, Dr. Zhaneta Shatri and numerous prominent figures in the health field.
The Coordinator for the Telemedicine Center of Lezha is Dr. Valbona Prenga. Dr. Prenga is a medical specialist in Nefrology, and actually is chief of the emergency service. She graduated at the Faculty of Medicine in Tiranë in 1994, and since the year 2000, Dr. Prenga has been working for the Lezha Hospital. During her work as a Coordinator for the Telemedicine Center, she attended a number of trainings in the different clinical disciplines of Telemedicine.