After the COVID-19 Outbreak in the country, the supply chain has become a major challenge for the public as well as the government. From food items to medicines, everything is becoming difficult to access due to lockdown. Meanwhile, InstaCare came forward with an initiative called InstaCare Corona Response Unit – ICRU to help people by making healthcare services accessible and efficient. The platform has made online doctor checkup possible at your home by the use of telehealth in Pakistan.
InstaCare is also taking online medicine orders with free delivery across Pakistan. You can even request an online lab test booking with free home sampling services through the platform. For the people who are concerned about medical issues during the pandemic, you can avail of free telehealth in Pakistan. So now lets discuss what is ICRU.
What is the InstaCare Corona Response Unit – ICRU
InstaCare has been known for its amazing work and contribution to introduce the services of telehealth in Pakistan for past many years. When COVID-19 Strikes Pakistan, 12 team members at InstaCare volunteer themselves to help the country to make healthcare remain accessible even in the hard times. While the company was closely studying the global as well as local stats so it was very much obvious that Pakistan will have to embrace lockdown in order to save lives but Team InstaCare was planning how to deliver care at doorstep during such time.
Response unit that was started with 12 members started spreading all over Pakistan when some amazing doctors, organizations and healthcare workers joined the unit. Doctors from all 4 provinces volunteer themselves for this great cause. Organizations such as Sehat Karwan, ElajZone , Khyber Medical University (KMU), Pathodont Clinics and Akram Medical Complex played a vital role to provide relief to the patients anytime anywhere with telemedicine.
Akram Medical Complex and InstaCare Started Telemedicine to help patients during COVID-19
CEO, Akram Medical Complex, Dr. Shehla Javaid came forward as hope to thousands of patients when she decided to make AMC a telemedicine center during the pandemic to help patients.
Khyber Medical University (KMU) and Government of KPK Started Telemedicine in Pakistan in collaboration with InstaCare
Khyber medical university, A leading medical institute in Peshawar formed a telemedicine center with 50+ doctors to offer free online doctor checkups in KPK. Governer KPK , Announced the news on his official twitter handler:
More than 50 doctors will be available on telephone & internet from 9AM to 6PM.
Helpline No’s for Patients: 03171777516 & 03179797297 or can use KMU website. https://t.co/sK9qNjcCCY 2/2#PakistanFightsCorona #StayHomeStaySafe pic.twitter.com/gh0C9RbpWp
— Shah Farman (@ShahFarman_PTI) March 26, 2020
Shah Farman, KPK Governor Inaugurated the telemedicine center at KMU, Peshawar:
ICRU 10 Days Progress
In just 10 days after the announcement of ICRU Free Services, People started responding. The response was massive so InstaCare called more volunteer doctors and medical students. Today ICRU is a family of 300+ People serving the nation with their best capabilities, following stats explains the progress of our team’s 10 days efforts:
How InstaCare telehealth services work:
- You can visit InstaCare.Pk, a web portal where patients can instantly get online medical consultation with telemedicine.
- You can call at helpline number 03171777516 to talk to doctors if you have any medical related queries.
- You can download the InstaCare App from Google Playstore to order medicines or lab tests.
- Subscribe Youtube Channel for Live Sessions with Doctors so you can share your concerns with doctors while staying at home.
- Follow Instagram and Facebook for live updates and useful content.
- Read the blog to make yourself more aware of the situation and how to take better care of yourself and your loved ones.
Prof. Dr. Javed Akram, Vice-Chancellor University of Health Sciences Reviews about InstaCare
Dr. Javed Akram is a known medical professional with years of experience and is always known for his research work and dedication to enable the digital healthcare ecosystem in Pakistan. He praised the efforts of InstaCare services in telehealth in Pakistan as: