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eSanjeevani telemedicine service records 2 lakh tele-consultations

News: The ‘e-Sanjeevani’ digital platform of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has completed 2 lakh tele-consultations.

Facts:

  • eSanjeevani: It is a digital platform that has enabled two types of telemedicine services:
    • eSanjeevani: It is a doctor to doctor telemedicine system being implemented under the Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centre(AB-HWCs) programme.
      • Aim: To implement tele-consultation in all the 1.5 lakh Health and Wellness Centres in conjunction with identified Medical College hospitals in a ‘Hub and Spoke’ model.
    • eSanjeevaniOPD: It was launched amid the Covid-19 pandemic to enable patient-to-doctor tele-consultation.
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