Prime Minister (PM)Imran Khan has inaugurated Covid-19 Telehealth Portal free medical consultation in Pakistan and you can access through Mobile phones. This portal will ensure direct contact between doctors & patients in a safe environment after the coronavirus epidemic.
Chat via WhatsApp mobile number will help patients seek medical advice without leaving home. The entire nation will work together to counter the threat posed by Coyote-19. The coronavirus has infected a large number of people around the world and precautionary measures are the only way to avoid infection until vaccines are available.
It is very important to register doctors, physicians, and especially lady doctors to offer your services through the health portal. The nation will fight this disease with steadfastness and resilience.
Doctors in Pakistan can sign up for free consultation with patients and citizens can request a Corona Screening Questionnaire on WhatsApp +92 300 1111166 and choose to talk to the doctor. Citizens can also ask questions and seek guidance from medical experts through this portal.
How to Sign Up at Telehealth Portal In Pakistan:
Volunteer doctors can access the Telehealth platform provided by the Government of Pakistan and register via social signup (Facebook/Google). Doctors will be required to complete their registration by verifying their phone number through an OTP verification sent at mobile number. Doctors will then submit their required documents: CNIC front and back, CNIC number, and PMDC number.
Doctors can sign up to volunteer at www.telehealth.gov.pk.
You can chat and call through PK government Corona Helpline, you can get up to date information about what is corona /COVID-19, Speak to a doctors, symptoms of coronavirus, How to Protect from it.
Coronavirus disease(COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus that had not been previously identified in humans. Coronavirus is characterized by mild symptoms including a cough, fever, breathing difficulty, and body aches. Illness can be more severe for some people and can lead to pneumonia.
Doctors will receive an SMS once their profile has been verified. They can then log and click on “Consult a citizen” to talk to a patient. Doctors can opt to dial a number (top left) and enter the patient ID (top left) to be connected to a patient. Note that this may incur a cost, but the doctor’s phone number will remain hidden from the patient
Alternatively, doctors can call the patient directly via Whatsapp (top left)
Patients will have filled out a screening questionnaire with their symptoms. Those answers will be shown on the left
Doctors must fill out all the fields in the form before submitting
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If a citizen does not respond, doctors must click ‘No response from citizen’
The new coronavirus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose of an infected person. This can happen when the person coughs or sneezes.
- Clean hands frequently with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub.
- Cover nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with a tissue or flexed elbow.
- Avoid close contact (one meter or three feet) with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms.
- Stay at home to protect yourself, even if you are feeling well.