Chandigarh ranked second among UTs in tele-consultation

Published on Jul 01, 2022 03:16 AM IST
Chandigarh has been ranked second among the country’s Union territories in tele-consultation at Health and Wellness Centres, the Union health ministry said on Thursday
Chandigarh adviser Dharam Pal had previously decided that these centres will be the focal point for efficient delivery of all health services, except when patients require physical consultation. (HT File)
Chandigarh adviser Dharam Pal had previously decided that these centres will be the focal point for efficient delivery of all health services, except when patients require physical consultation. (HT File)
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh has been ranked second among the country’s Union territories in tele-consultation at Health and Wellness Centres, the Union health ministry said on Thursday. UT adviser Dharam Pal had previously decided that these centres will be the focal point for efficient delivery of all health services, except when patients require physical consultation.

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