Chandigarh ranked second among the many UTs in teleconsultation at well being and wellness centres


The Union ministry of Well being and Household Welfare, has introduced that Chandigarh has bagged the second rank within the nation amongst Union Territories in teleconsultation at well being and wellness centres.

Adviser to UT Administrator, Dharampal, stated that their focus has been on well being and wellness facilities for environment friendly supply of all well being providers, besides these requiring bodily presence on the main hospitals. The residents of close by areas, he stated, shouldn’t be required to go all the way in which to Civil Hospitals or District Hospital, except there’s some critical well being situation which require their bodily presence there.

The Chandigarh Administration has additional determined {that a} correct room with pc and video session facility to be supplied at every of the well being and wellness centres in order that the sufferers can avail many of the providers by means of telemedicine/e-Sanjivini and the medical doctors can seek the advice of specialists at GMSH-16/GMCH-2 and PGI for higher affected person care and satisfaction.

The UT well being division has already began teleconsultation at GMCH-32, GMSH-16 and well being and wellness centres with the obtainable infrastructure. The method for buy of 205 computer systems and different required gear is at a sophisticated stage. It’s anticipated that every one the required programs will likely be in place in subsequent three-four months, after which tele-medicine will likely be applied in a significant means in UT.

The civil infrastructure on the well being and wellness centres is being repaired by the engineering division of UT Administration.


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