Speaker National Assembly Inaugurates Telemedicine Centre in Badin

Islamabad: To provide timely and swift medical advice to the flood affectees, the NDMA, with the technical collaboration of Telecare (Pvt) Ltd, launched a state of the art, Telemedicine based Telecare Centre in District Hospital Badin. The Speaker National Assembly, Dr. Fehmida Mirza inaugurated the facility. The Chairman NDMA, Dr. Zafar Qadir and UN head of Mission in Pakistan, Timo Pakkala was also present on the occasion.

Addressing on the occasion, Dr. Fehmida Mirza informed that in this Centre all bio-medical sensors and live video links will be established at District Hospital, Badin, where all visiting patients will be examined by doctors from Karachi at NDMA’s Helpline Centre.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman NDMA reiterated that the provision of this Remote Patient Evaluation facility, using Telemedicine and Broadband, will go a long way in assuring provision of latest health facilities to the flood ravaged population.

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