01 April 2020 – Authorised digital prescriptions during the mandatory self-isolation period

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Health services
Sectors Involved: Physical distancing
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Ministry of Health authorized doctors to make online prescriptions for certain medicine to help people comply with the mandatory self-isolation period. Chronic and non-transmissible diseases may be prescribed through this system. Whatsapp, E-mail and Fax are some of the platforms that may be used.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/noticias/salud-y-pami-implementan-sistemas-virtuales-para-las-recetas-medicas