28 March 2020 – Launched national telemedicine hub

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Type of Intervention: Health services
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of India launched a national teleconsultation centre (CoNTeC) in New Delhi.

Via the centre, expert doctors from various clinical domains will be available 24/7 to answer questions from specialists all over the country.

The centre will use ordinary mobile telephone as well as two way video using WhatsApp, Skype and Google Duo.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1608907