Pakistan’s First-Ever Telehealth Service
Telehealth will help people with minor health problems and follow them regularly. The Chief Minister appreciates the project and guarantees full cooperation from the GB government. He urged the public to take advantage of this free service and avoid unnecessary visits to the hospital.
He also appreciated the cooperation of doctors and psychologists who volunteered under the Shat Call platform. The Pakistan Innovation Summit for Education team has designed the service in collaboration with the Gilgit-Baltistan Health Department, AKRSP, and GB’s Young Doctors Association.
Telehealth is the provision of healthcare services and information provided through electronic information and telecommunication technology. It provides long-distance patient and physician contact, care, counseling, reminders, education, intervention, monitoring, and remote admission.
When access to care for rural backward settings, lack of transportation, lack of mobility, limited funding, or lack of staff is restricted, the telehealth service can bridge the gap and provide distance education. Can do Meetings, supervision and presentations between practitioners. Integration of online information and health data management and healthcare systems.
TeleHealth may include two physicians discussing video conferencing. A remote-controlled robotic surgery. Physical therapy was performed with the help of a combination of digital monitoring devices, live feed and application. Tests are sent between facilities for interpretation by a senior professional. In-house examination by constantly sending patient health data; client to hold a practitioner online conference; or even a video phone interpreter to explain treatment during an emergency.