Hyderabad: The T-Consult app, a telemedicine service started by Telangana Information Technology Association (TITA) during the lockdown, has received recognition from Skoch Group.
TITA had launched the free virtual doctor consultations in Makthal constituency in Naryaranapet district. The special jury at Skoch praised TITA for offering 20,000 free virtual doctor consultations in remote areas in Makthal.
TITA trained 39-gram panchayat secretaries of all villages in the mandal, who now act as the nodal officers for the T-Consult App project at Gram Panchayat offices. Accordingly, ANMs and ASHA workers were also trained for the services.
Patients received online prescriptions and consultations for free through the project and services were availed by as many as 20,000 individuals during the lockdown. The e-medicine services rendered by T-Consult received the 69th Skoch Award under the telemedicine category. TITA’s initiative bagged the award ‘Excellence in Response to Covid’ category. The award was presented on December 21.
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