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KEMU establishes 
Telemedicine Department

LAHORE: Provincial Industries and Trade Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal visited telemedicine department of King Edward Medical University last week and commended their efforts to establish this facility. Speaking on the occasion he said that this facility will go a long way to provide medical service to the grief-stricken humanity. He hoped that other medical universities would also set up such telemedicine departments across the province. He was of the view that providing this facility was essential to help the patients out of agony and distress. He also complimented that doctors, nurses and paramedics who are front line soldiers in the war against coronavirus. Government, he said, has allocated more than Rs. 13 billion for effectively dealing with corona pandemic. There is no substitute for life but the government has provided excellent package to the doctors, nurses and paramedics who lost their lives during providing medical treatment to the corona patients, he remarked.


Vice Chancellor KEMU Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal presenting a memento to Provincial
Industries and Trade Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal
during his recent visit to Telemedicine
Department at KEMU.

Earlier Vice Chancellor KEMU Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal while briefing about telemedicine department stated that keeping in view the spread of COVID19 Pandemic, telemedicine department has been established in KEMU to provide medical guidance to the general public. Health specialists are providing medical advice to the patients through Skype, landline and WhatsApp and doctors are providing medical advice to the patients from 8:00 AM till 3:00 PM. Hundreds of patients are benefitting through this department on daily basis, he added.(PR)

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