Thursday, March 26, 2020

Covid-19: Distance medical care to be provided to patients through Tele-Consultancy


Port Blair, Mar 25:
     In view of the orders under the National Disaster Management Act 2005, imposed by the Administration to implement the norms of social distancing to prevent spread of COVID-19, the Administration has taken various steps to ensure supply of essential medicines and consultation with Doctors. The following steps have been taken by the Administration to provide distance medical care to the patients:-
·                    8 Doctors will remain available for Tele-Consultancy for PBMC area of South Andaman District. The people can contact these Doctors by way of tele consultancy from 8.30 am to 1.30 pm in the normal OPD hours. The details of Doctors are as below:-

Sl.No.
Name
Designation
Phone No.
1.
Dr. M K Saha
Consultant (Obst&Gyne)
9434283599
2.
Dr. H C Bandu
Professor (Obst&Gyne)
9403571091
3.
Dr. Amit Roy
Professor (Orthopedic)
8900909303
4.
Dr. S S Singh
Consultant Medical Specialist
9434282123
5.
Dr. S Patra
Associate Professor (Surgery)
7063956237
6.
Dr. Pragathesh
Associate Professor (Pediatrics)
9442034167
7.
Dr. Anurag
Associate Professor (Medicine)
8764112434
8.
Dr. T Mohd. Shameem
Specialists Gr. II (Surgery)
9531877000

·               The Doctors will obtain detail of the person/patient including the address and Phone Nos. of patient and prepare a prescription.
·               The hospital staff will collect these prescription from the consulting Doctor at the closure hours of OPD i.e. 1.30 pm and obtain medicines from the pharmacy counter of the hospital and then distribute the same to the patient at his/her door steps.
·               The Administration also motivating the Private Doctors and private Chemists shops to join tele-consultancy and door step delivery of medicine by private chemist shops. The ACCI and A & N Islands Association of Private Practice Doctors Association have been approached.
   The same facility will be extended to all rural areas of three districts from 27th March 2020.


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