A delegation of health experts from the Republic of Fiji visited the Department of Telemedicine at PGIMER Chandigarh on the 13 th October 2023. This visit was in collaboration with C-DAC Mohali. The delegation included representative from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), Republic of Fiji. Prof. Nusrat Shafiq, Department of Pharmacology and also the Co-In charge of Department of Telemedicine welcomed and addressed all the delegates.
Dr. Amit Agarwal, Project Lead, Regional Resource Centre briefed them about the various activities of the department with regards to tele-education and tele-evidence services and detailed upon the tele-consultation services through e-Sanjeevani 2.0 provided by the centre under AB-HWC project, NHM Haryana. The delegates were appraised on the process of Tele-consultations and the generation of e-prescription live. They also visited the Tele-psychiatry centre to take a look on their activities. During this visit the following staff of the department Dr. Richa Gupta, Dr. Aruna Singh, Dr. Liza Das, Dr. Nabaneeta Dash, Dr. M Phani Priya, Dr. Atul Arora, Dr. Priyadarshini Sahu, Mr. Pankaj Pant and Mr. Anil also interacted with the delegates.
The main aim of this visit to implement the Telemedicine facility specially teleconsultations facility in their country.