Rajasthan government partners with healthcare app ‘Aayu’ to fight COVID-19



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The government of Rajasthan has exclusively partnered with healthcare startup MedCords to provide 24/7 online consultation and drug delivery to people in Rajasthan as state struggles to control cases of coronavirus. Through its integrated solution – Aayu and Sehat Sathi app, MedCords will help more than 68 million people in Rajasthan through this collaboration.

MedCords’ solution is fully adopted in seven districts of Rajasthan – Kota, Udaipur, Shri Ganganagar, Bikaner, Ajmer, Pali, Jaipur and will be deployed to complete the state within a week. The app currently assists over 10,000 patients per day with consultations and provides home drug delivery through its Sehat Sathi network. The technology is provided free of charge by the startup.

“We are committed to ensuring that no one suffers from a lack of public transportation during the Kota lockdown. We are confident and positive in our association with MedCords which will allow us to penetrate rural and remote areas and provide effective health care during the lockdown. They have been excellent so far, managed to solve both the problems of consultations and the delivery of medicines to homes, ”said Om Kasera, district collector, Kota.

The biggest advantage of the solution is that it takes almost no time to implement throughout the district and is so easy to use.

With its integrated healthcare ecosystem, Aayu & Sehat Sathi helps millions of Indian families to see qualified doctors and order needed medicines, regardless of their geographic limitations. The startup’s integrated healthcare solution is extremely useful for dependents such as the elderly and people with disabilities whose movement is restricted during the government-enforced lockdown.

“Currently 50% of cases, especially from the grassroots, come from outside Rajasthan, and we will be more than happy to support each state with our technology to help them contain the coronavirus and help people get it easily. essential drugs. It hardly takes us a day to deploy it to any state in India, ”said Shreyans Mehta, Co-Founder and CEO of MedCords.

The app and helpline number (7816811111) supports Hindi and English, making it easier for all Indians to use.

The startup aims to correct the disparity between accessibility to quality health care in urban and rural India. Using ‘Aayu’, customers can see medical specialists, quickly secure their medical history, and order drugs from their nearby medical stores anywhere in the country. The app also has a built-in comprehensive guide to coronaviruses for users to clear their myths and check their symptoms. Both apps are available on the Google Play Store. A person who is not a smartphone user can call 7816811111 to receive doctor consultations from anywhere in India.

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