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Edison Alliance: Impact on the Ground

Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare in Rural India

This video is part of: Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Across India, millions of people are dependent on government-run healthcare facilities which serve up to 100,000 people per centre. Ensuring accessible and quality care has proven a challenge due to infrastructural problems, healthcare practitioner shortages, the rising cost of treatment and a lack of education and prevention awareness.

This is why Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation and US Telecom provider initiated an innovative issue by setting up five digital dispensaries in rural Madhya Pradesh. This partnership emerged from the World Economic Forum’s EDISON Alliance.

Watch to learn more about this telemedicine initiative as well as the EDISON Alliance.

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