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Indian-American Doctors Launch Telemedicine Helpline For Covid Patients

India is combating a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic (File)

Washington:

An Indian-American group led by a number of docs, who hint their origin to Bihar and Jharkhand, has launched a free telemedicine helpline for COVID-19 sufferers again residence.

Led by Dr Avinash Gupta, who’s president of Bihar and Jharkhand Association of North America (BJANA), and a number of other of Indian-American docs, the group is utilizing the web and apps to supply free healthcare consultancy to those that have examined optimistic for COVID-19.

“This is part of our effort to help in whatever way we can with our people back home,” stated Alok Kumar, former FIA president.

In the primary few days, practically a dozen docs have been in a position to present free tele assist to scores of COVID-19 sufferers.

Lack of consciousness is likely one of the main issues that the docs right here have observed. BAJNA has tied up with two native NGOs – Aashtha and Asha – to help this trigger. In addition to one-to-one consultancy, BJANA docs are additionally organising Zoom periods to share particulars of the varied points of COVID-19.

BJANA can be working to ship important medical provides to Patna, Mr Kumar stated.

India is combating a second wave of the pandemic with greater than 3,00,000 each day new coronavirus circumstances being reported up to now few days, and hospitals in a number of states are reeling beneath a scarcity of medical oxygen and beds.

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