PM Modi lauds Indian doctors for big tele-consult milestone

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended congratulations to the country as India achieved a remarkable achievement of providing telemedicine services to more than 10 Crore patients.

Earlier, Indian Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed that the Central government's national telemedicine service eSanjeevani registered over 10 crore teleconsultations.

He said that over 57 per cent of the beneficiaries of eSanjeevani are women and around 12 per cent of beneficiaries are senior citizens.
"eSanjeevani is a revolution in the health sector of the country. India has crossed a landmark milestone in its eHealth journey. The Government of India's national telemedicine platform - eSanjeevani- registered another landmark by providing teleconsultation services to 10 crore beneficiaries," said Mandaviya.

eSanjeevani - the National Telemedicine Service of India is the world's largest telemedicine implementation in primary healthcare.

"eSanjeevani has shown as a blessing, especially to people in rural areas where it was harder to access care," he said.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, eSanjeevani not only brought about a huge digital transformation in the delivery of health services but had also boosted the digital health ecosystem in the country.


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