Corona Virus: GoI launched CoNTeC to connect Doctors in India with AIIMS
On March 28, 2020, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched CoNTec. CoNTeC is COVID-19 Telecommunication Centre. The platform aims to connect the doctors in the country with AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences).
The platform is to be active 24/7. Doctors will be available in the platform throughout to answer queries and help in real time treatment of COVID-19 patients.
CoNTeC is a telecommunication hub. The hub will act 24/7 where experts from different clinical domains will answer questions from specialists spread across the country. The initiation is to be extended widely all over the world in the future.
The guidelines of patient management advices are framed by AIIMS. Also, CoNTec is to be completely integrated with National Medical College Network.
Currently there are 6 lines that can operate simultaneously under the programme. The lines are to be extended in the future. The programme operated by AIIMS is monitored by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
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