In a developing country like India, the ophthalmologist-patient ratio is at a dismal 1:10,000. Add to this, 70 % of the population in India continues to live in rural areas and 70% of the eye care professionals live in urban areas; thus eye care delivery to the doorstep of the rural areas remains a challenge to the medical fraternity. Teleophthalmology, therefore, holds great potential to improve the quality, access, and affordability in health care, for patients, it can reduce the need for travel and provide the access to a super-specialist at their doorstep.
Comprehensive eye examination in rural areas. Training school teachers for vision screening programs. Teleeducation, Free surgery, post .. Read more...
Mobile units are suitated in Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra and West Bengal. Read more...
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