eSanjeevani App

eSanjeevani telemedicine service of the Health Ministry has crossed 1 million plus (10 lakh) tele-consultations , Telemedicine entails delivery of health services from a distance using internet and it not only extends the reach of health services but also improves quality of health services besides saving time and money.

  •  eSanjeevani in India is supposedly the first of its kind of digital transformation in the delivery of health services at national scale by a developing country.
  • The eSanjeevaniAB-HWC enables doctor to doctor teleconsultations and is being used at around 6000 Health & Wellness Centres which are being served by specialists and doctors in around 240 hubs which have been set up by States in District Hospitals or Medical Colleges etc.
  • The second stream eSanjeevaniOPD is or providing remote health services to patients in the confines of their homes, eSanjeevaniOPD enables contactless,
  • 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.
Source: PIB

Topic GS-2: Achievements of Indians in Science & Technology, Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology, eSanjeevani , telemedicine service