NEW DELHI: In view of pollution levels reaching alarming rate, Practo Health Insights has announced free online consultation by qualified doctors to ensure prompt medical attention to patients in pollution-stricken Delhi-NCR.
Practo's initiative is aimed at making Delhiites more proactive about their health and ensuring that no symptom goes undiagnozed.
The effort has been made as early diagnosis can lead to better health outcomes. People in Delhi can use this service 24/7 to get in touch with a qualified doctor instantly, anytime of the day.
The free service will be available till November 15, 2019 on Practo app and website.
"We have made qualified doctors available for residents of Delhi over the last week to help them get timely medical assistance," said Alexander Kuruvilla, Chief Healthcare Strategy Officer, Practo.
"This would help ensure that residents of Delhi get timely medical opinion and correct line of treatment, without any travel or extra cost," Kuruvilla added.
Practo Insights claimed that it has got a 19 per cent increase in online doctor consultations since last week.