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CWS - BITS Pilani using Telecom Technology to Provide Healthcare Services

CWS - BITS Pilani using Telecom Technology to Provide Healthcare Services
UGC Centre for Women Studies (CWS) at BITS, Pilani has joined hands with Sewa Bharti, Pilani to open new vistas for the people by inaugurating a Telemedicine Centre, first of its kind in Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan. The centre aims at delivery of health care services across distances using telecom technology.

On the occasion of 61st Independence day, Dr. L.K. Maheshwari, Vice Chancellor, BITS-Pilani who inaugurated the Centre congratulated the efforts of CWS and Sewa Bharti and mentioned “In this Digital Age, technology is being leveraged to render educational, developmental and social services. Telemedicine Center is yet another step to abridge the gap present in the rural health care sector.” Dr. Nirupama Prakash, Chief, Women Studies and Social Development Unit at BITS, Pilani claimed that the Telemedicine Center would be beneficial towards improvisation of health care accessibility, immunization drives, edu…