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National Institute of Telemedicine being set up at PGI Chandigarh

Chandigarh: The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh is setting up the National Institute of Telemedicine, which will feature specialities in the areas of tele-consultation, tele-education, tele evidence and mHealth (mobile health care).

The PGI currently has a telemedicine programme in the specialties of gynaecology, paediatrics, medicine and surgery, reports Tribune.

“Our aim is to establish connectivity with all medical colleges of India and set up a system, wherein we can impart education,” said Dr Meenu Singh, professor of paediatrics and in-charge of the telemedicine centre at the PGI.

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