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SKIMS provides telemedicine facility to Amarnath pilgrims at Baltal,Panjtarni

Post by on Friday, July 15, 2022

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Srinagar, July 14: The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) in collaboration with Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) and Jammu and Kashmir’s Directorate of Health Services-Kashmir (DHS-K) set up a Telemedicine (TM) Centre connecting the country’s top hospitals to provide best possible health care services to the Amarnath pilgrims. The Telemedicine Centre has been  set up at Panjtarni Base Camp.
Earlier TM Node at Baltal enroute Amarnath Cave to provide TM services to Yatra pilgrims  was set up on 9th July connecting Medical experts from Base Camp to SKIMS.
This facility is facilitating pilgrims and provides real-time treatment for high-altitude and other ailments that pilgrims frequently face in the region.

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