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Mobile app-based health service made available in the state

ByCindy J. Daddario

Nov 1, 2021


Nov 02, 2021 | 6:17 AM HIST

Mobile app-based health service made available in the state

Helping the poor, especially in remote areas where health facilities are lacking, says Gadkari

Team Herald

PANJIM: Union Minister for Roads, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that the digital telemedicine platform is a crucial platform for delivering health services without barriers of time and time. ‘space.

At the inauguration of digital technology at Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), he further said that blending the latest technology with that of medical experts will bring relief to the poor, especially in remote areas where health facilities are lacking.

“With medical experts and technology under one roof, it becomes an important platform to reach people, especially those without access to healthcare facilities. The use of such innovative technology in Medicare is very important and now the facility is made available to the public in Goa, ”he said.

“The drug costs are very high, we need to have more competition in this area and for this reason we should have genetic drugs that will go a long way in reducing the rates. In the health sector, it is equally important to create appropriate facilities for the poor and the availability of medicines, ”added the Union Minister.

Gadkari congratulated Goa on becoming the first state in the country to complete 100% vaccination with the first dose. “Goa broke the record, it’s a good thing for our country,” he said.

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant, also present at the event along with Minister of Health Vishwajit Rane, among others, highlighted the Union Government’s contribution to building infrastructure in the state. He said the Union Minister had launched various development projects worth around Rs 12,000 crore, which are underway.

This telemedicine project was initiated as part of a CSR activity for a period of one year, which will be continued, added the CM, stressing that this platform will benefit the public.

Rane said the move will strengthen GMC’s health facilities and that the BJP government intends to shut the health facilities out to the public.


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