Avail health services through e-Sanjivani OPD Telemedicine app, amid Covid- 19 epidemic
Ferozepur, May 3, 2021: To ensure uninterrupted health services to the mass due to the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, people can keep themselves healthy while sitting at home by getting free medical advice from the specialist doctors, through e-Sanjivani OPD telemedicine facility, said Dr.Rajinder Raj, Civil Surgeon, Ferozepur.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world, there has been an urgent need to devise and identify new models of delivering care to needy individuals to avoid “face-to-face” consultation between clinician and patient, thus reducing the risk of disease transmission.
Dr.Rajinder Raj informed that e-Sanjivani OPD Patients from different parts of the country seek advice on how to get rid of the disease by providing information about their disease. She said that the specialist doctors provide complete information about the medicines used in the treatment of the patient and the balanced diet. She said that this OPD Can also be availed by downloading the e-Sanjivani app on mobile phones. She further said that the time of this OPD for free medical consultation is from Monday to Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm.
Civil Surgeon said that this facility available from Monday to Saturday is proving to be very useful for pregnant women, the elderly, patients with chronic diseases, patients with co-morbidities, and patients suffering from depression.
She said that to avail of this service, after logging in e-Sanjivani OPD, the patient has to go to the registration option and enter his information and phone number. There will be an OTP generator on the patient's phone number which needs to be saved. She said that the patient would receive medical advice according to the token number received and an e-prescription would be sent to the patient which he could download to get the medicine from the chemist. She appealed to the people to avail maximum benefits of this service in view of Covid-19.