In a developing country such as India, there is huge inequality in health-care distribution. Although nearly 75% of Indians live in rural villages, more than 75% of Indian doctors are based in cities. Telemedicine may turn out to be the cheapest as well as the fastest way to bridge the rural-urban health divide and we are working actively to provide the same. We have piloted this project in the villages located in Manesar district of Gurgaon. This have been an effective way for patience to reach out to doctors at the time of COVID-19.
The main objective of telemedicine project is to cross geographical barriers and provide healthcare facilities to rural and remote areas (health for all) to make it beneficial for the population living in isolated communities. Besides this, other advantages of telemedicine are:
AWSAR is determined to work for creation of Model Villages. We would like to create self-reliant villages where all urban amenities are available as per the vision of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. We would like to create models of livelihood and entrepreneurship to improve the income levels of villagesrs and promote technology to make the life villagers easier and comfortable. This would reduce migration and overcrowding of cities resulting into various problems of the former. Making of a model village entails ensuring self-reliance in all aspects, namely, education, healthcare and family welfare, infrastructure, agriculture andwatershed management and working towards sustainable livelihood patterns