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Monday May 18 2020
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Web Desk

These organisations are providing free telemedicine services in Pakistan

By
Web Desk
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The coronavirus has changed the way we do everyday things from not shaking hands with someone to maintaining a distance of six feet when standing in a crowded place.

With the health sector severely affected due to the pandemic, people are now transitioning to a more modern way of dealing with other minor illnesses, post-COVID-19, such as telemedicine.

Geo.tv has compiled a list of organisations, hospitals, and individuals providing free telemedicine services to the masses amid coronavirus.

COVID-19 Telehealth Portal

An initiative launched by the federal government. You can contact them on WhatsApp 0300-1111166 or visit their site. https://telehealth.gov.pk/signup

Sindh Mental Health Authority Help Line

The Sindh government, in the wake of the pandemic, has launched this helpline to meet the needs of people suffering from mental health issues. They can be reached at 021 & 022- 111-117-642.

DoctHers

An all-female doctors organisation that is providing its services free of cost. They can be reached at 021-35246711.

Telepolyclinic

Telepolyclinic has doctors ranging from GPs to gynaecologists. They can be reached at www.telepolyclinic.com or their Facebook page. fb.com/telepolyclinic

Sehat Kahani

They can be contacted via their app which is available for download on both iOS and Android.

Elaj Plus

An application, working in collaboration with the Young Doctors Association Sindh, has 200+ doctors available 24/7.

The app is available on Google Play store for Android phones.

Find My Doctor

The organisation sends its doctors to your doorstep equipped with PPEs to ensure safety.

They can be reached via their app available on both iOS and Android.

PIMA

Pakistan Islamic Medical Association has a wide range of doctors on its board.

The can be reached at: 0315-5550911 (9am-1pm), 0316-6660912 (1-5pm), 0317-7770913 (5-9pm)

Umang

An organisation helping people with mental health 24/7. The organisation can be contacted at 0317-4288665.

Doctors 247

They can be reached via their website at doctors247.online