Midjan Group The Midjan Group comprises experts from the telecommunications sector, telemedicine institutes, ministries of health, manufacturers and equipment suppliers, universities, and hospitals, who share the common objective of promoting telemedicine applications in developing countries.11 It provides European telemedicine services to countries like Senegal and South Africa. There have also been a few examples of indigenous efforts such as the one in South Korea connecting hospitals in fishing and farming villages to university hospitals in Seoul. One other use of informatics in no way advances medical practice in the developing countries. This is the rapid growth of medical transcription centres in countries like India.