COVID -19–Home Isolation Teleconsulting service
Purpose: In collaboration with Health Department, Govt of Sindh -Educast established Pakistan’s largest Covid 19 home isolation telehealth advisory and consulting platform, with 450 eDoctors from 14 countries and all provinces of Pakistan, these eDoctors were trained and certified by Stanford University’s Center of Medicine as Covid 19 care providers . This was social enterprise project of EDUCAST Group, as it volunteered to establish and provide services right from start of Covid 19 cases in Pakistan in March 2020.
Chief Minister office- Sindh
Health Department – Govt of Sindh
GCS- 3CX platform vendors
Contacts and References:
Dr Mehwish Qalbani
Dy Secretary- Focal Person COVID 19 – Chief Minister House
Mr Fayyaz Jatoi
Additional Secretary 11, Chief Minster House-Sindh
Dr Abdul Bari Khan
Chief Executive Officer
Indus Hospital Network
Process and Approach: At Start time of Covid 19 cases, EDUCAST Board of Directors decided to offer its helping hand to Govt of Sindh. The Volunteer offers was given to the Chief Minister of the province through its state-of-the-art patient monitoring and assessment platform along with its Globally located Licensed Pakistani eDoctors.
EDUCAST launched a major operation of its fight against covid through its front line eDoctors by providing tele health consulting, monitoring and support to thousands of home isolation patients in entire Sindh province.
EDUCAST was lucky to have strong media support in this regard.
World’s leading Medical School, Stanford University’s center for Medicine also came forward in training all Covid 19 fighting eDoctors, through its CDC standard training modules using online methodology.
6 week extensive course was delivered and enabled 450 eDoctors to get certified as covid 19 care givers on CDC standards, – first of their kind in the country.
Results Delivered: In the process EDUCAST platform managed to treat, consult, asses and monitor over 150,000 infective individuals, in Sindh Province, highest number in entire Covid 19 care operation in Pakistan by any single entity
Local and Overseas eDoctor Supporting towards Elderly covid19 patients in Sindh province – https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=15_06_2020_113_006
TODAY DAWN KARACHI ( Metro) FRONT PAGE STORY. REPORTING EDOCTOR PROJECT SUCCESS https://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=30_07_2020_113_001
Islamic Development Bank Newsletter- May 2021
TRANSFORMER EDUCAST E-DOCTORS
SERVE 175,000 COVID-19 PATIENTS
“The remarkable achievement from Educast is vital as the pandemic deeply affected many IsDB Member Countries and vulnerable populations, where innovative use of digital technologies can make a remarkable difference.”
Dr Hayat Sindi
Senior Advisor to IsDB President on STI and Supervisor, Communities Outreach Programme