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Under P&DD Piloting Innovative Ideas, Telemedicine scheme launched in Chitral, Battagram, Swabi, Nowshehra, Karak.
Doctors sitting at Telemedicine HUB, Police Services Hospital Peshawar are counseling patients remotely, who otherwise require a regular visit to hospital.
A total of 472 patients have been examined since Nov 2020 under Telemedicine initiative.
Telemedicine is an impactful tool. It reduces the burden on hospitals by redirecting patients without in-person needs.