RTMC Gjirokaster

The Regional Telemedicine Center at Gjirokastër Regional Hospital is located in the first floor of the Hospital. It consists of two main rooms. The first room is the Meeting Room, and it can hold up to 25 participants. It is equipped with a TV-screen and a Polycom HDX 6000 videoconferencing technology. This installment, allows this Regional Hospital to have real-time access to all Telemedicine Centers, national and international ones.

The second room is the Electronic Library, which consists of three personal computers. This PC have access to all databases of PubMed and Hinari, all provided from the Telemedicine Center of Albania. This electronic library helps the medical staff, to stay in touch with the latest studies and advancement in medical area.




The Coordinator for the Regional Telemedicine Center of Gjirokastër is Dr. Kreshnik Shehu. Dr. Shehu finished his studies for General Medicine in 2010, and later attended some training, two of which were:

  • May 2012: Training for palliative care in “Marry Porter” Center, Korçe.
  • 19 January-1 February 2014: Management of civil emergences in giving first aid. (Izmir, Turkey).

Dr. Shehu started working as a emergency doctor for the Regional Hospital of Gjirokastër in 2010.

Contact: kshehu@telemedicine.al