People of Burundi, East Africa now have easy access to Super Speciality Healthcare Services through TeleMedicine facility. CMCK Hospital makes it possible.
- Global Health City, world-class tertiary care hospital to offer Super Specialist consultation services
- Burundi patients can now consult internationally renowned doctors for timely medical advice & world class treatment
- Super specialists from Global Health City will be available to Teleconsult
- The patient needs to register the name with CMCK hospital for a video conferencing with a specialist doctor from Global Health City.
June 09, 2012, Chennai: At a time when the world is now seriously looking at India as an international destination for medical facilities, Global Health city, a world class tertiary care multi super specialty hospital today announced its intentions to reach out to the people of Burundi through Teleconsultation services. The super specialists from different departments will be available for Teleconsultation via video conferencing even for common ailment, without having to travel long distance.
The telemedicine facility at Global Health City amalgamates telecommunication, medical electronics, and information technology to reduce health care expenses & improve health care in Burundi. Teleconsultation at Global Health City offers a host of benefits, ultimately providing high quality, efficient and economical healthcare for its patients in Burundi. The Teleconsult facility aims to provide specialized healthcare for patients who have undergone surgery earlier at Global Health City in their own country.
Commenting on the launch of Teleconsult, Dr. Raja Sekhar, Medical Director, Global Health City said "We aspire to change the face of healthcare in Burundi. Busy schedules and hunger for success, have also meant that health has taken a back seat in the priority chart. Through tele-consultation, we aim to reach out to an audience in another continent and make lives easier for those with scarcity of time. Patients can now avail consultation by a doctor over phone without having to travel the distance. Our aim is to provide affordable healthcare to each and every person in Burundi at a minimum cost and with maximum benefits, and teleconsult emerges as an effective method to do so".
With the Teleconsultation facility, Global Health City will help the patients in Burundi to consult the right doctors and obtain early and accurate treatment from the convenience of their homes. A patient can easily avail a second opinion without travelling or waiting in long queues by just connecting with the doctor over video conferencing.
Speaking on the tie up with Global Health City Mr. Juvenal Kayibigi, Chairman Centre Medico Chirurgical De Kinindo Hospital said “The teleconsult tie up with Global Health city in India gives our patients the opportunity to access world-class health care. This service also allows local practitioners to consult with their peers and with clinical experts when needed. We work hand in hand to insure the delivery of quality patient care. This Teleconsult will not replace the local healthcare service providers but will augment and assist them to provide their patients with a world-class health care service. The Teleconsult will not only contribute in improving the health care in Burundi but also will go a long way in saving foreign exchange for the country.”