Rajnath launches ‘SeHAT OPD portal’ for defence personnel, veterans

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday launched ‘Services e-Health Assistance & Tele-consultation (SeHAT) OPD portal through video conferencing for all Defence personnel and veterans.

Describing the ‘SeHAT OPD portal’ as a great example of innovation, especially at a time when the nation is fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, he said that the portal will help reduce the load on hospitals and patients will be able to get contact-less consultations in an easy and effective manner.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Singh lauded Department of Military Affairs (DMA), Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS), Integrated Defence Staff (IDS), Centre for Development of Artificial Computing (C-DAC) Mohali and other organisations involved in the development of this online consultation web portal.

The Defence Minister also asked the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) to consider adding specialist doctors to this portal and incorporating the service of delivery of medicines to the homes of the Service personnel.

The portal provides tele-medicine services to the serving Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their families. The services can be availed by registering on the website with the latest version of this OPD portal with advanced safety features.

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