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Health Minister completes 5 lakh tele consultations


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Health Minister completes 5 lakh tele consultations

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More than 3 lakh tele-consultations have been completed on 'eSanjeevani' platform ,the last one lakh consultations were completed in a record time of 17 days.

At present 26 States are using eSanjeevani’s two variants of telemedicine namely - doctor to doctor (eSanjeevaniAB-HWC) and patient to doctor (eSanjeevaniOPD), government informed  among all the states, Tamil Nadu is leading in tele-consultations.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched eSanjeevani AB-HWC in November 2019  and it is to be implemented at 1,55,000 Health and Wellness Centres in conjunction with identified Medical College hospitals under Govt. of India’s Ayushman Bharat.

e-SanjeevaniAB-HWC is functional around 4,000 Health and Wellness Centres and onboarding of an equal number of HWCs is underway.

List of  States have highest consultations through eSanjeevani and eSanjeevaniOPD platforms

·         Tamil Nadu (169977)

·         Uttar Pradesh (134992)

·         Himachal Pradesh (39326)

·         ,Kerala (39300)

·         Andhra Pradesh (31365)

·         Uttarakhand (16442)

·         Madhya Pradesh (14965)

·         Gujarat (10839)

·         Karnataka (9498)

·         Maharashtra (7895).

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Health Minister completes 5 lakh tele consultations