A tele-consultation facility 'e-Sanjeevani' was launched by the Union Health Minister to review the operationalisation status of AB-HWCs and tele-consultation services.
The facility was launched at 1 lakh Ayushman Bharat-Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWCs) on the occasion of its 4th anniversary.
The facility was launched with the objective to reach out to the maximum number of people particularly from the remote areas.
Under this platform, about 57000 Doctors have been registered to provide teleconsultation services.
To ensure wider outreach of telemedicine services, eSanjeevani application has also been integrated with 3.74 lakh Common Service Centers (CSCs) thereby facilitating access to equitable healthcare in the remotest areas of the country.
Facts to know:
Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare: Mr.Mansukh Mandaviya.
Ayushman Bharat is a health insurance scheme will provide free coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.
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