India Healthline , VHP’s new initiative to Offer free Consultation by Specialist Doctors to the Poor & Needy

published on February 20, 2014

A much needed social service in socio-medical field launched now. INDIA HEALTH LINE national launch took place in Hyderabad in presence of eminent specialist doctors & representatives of medical fraternity. INDIA HEALTH LINE to have a National Call Center to attend to patients calls who, after seeing the neighbouring General Practitioner doctor, want to consult specialist doctors for further advice & necessary treatment.

Launching INDIA HEALTH LINE, renowned Cancer Surgeon, & VHP International Working President Dr Pravin Togadia said, “There are untreated diseases only because patients after primary examination by the doctor do not approach specialist doctors as advised. It is mainly due to poverty, fear of increased medical expenses if some serious diseases is detected & sometimes even ignorance. The disease does not stop; it grows further affecting efficiency of the patient, impacting human working hours & when delayed the serious disease treatment costs much higher. Entire family gets affected by this. The poor, lower middle class & middle class families suffer more due to this. To avoid this, INDIA HEALTH LINE aims at connecting Medical Fraternity with the needy & poor patients. Doctors are a part of this great nation & the society. They always want to help. Now INDIA HEALTH LINE has given them avenue to help. So far nationally thousands of specialist doctors like Cancer Surgeons, Neuro Surgeons, Cardiologists, Gynecologists, Nephrologists, Urologists & many other specialist doctors have got associated with IHL.  They will see the patients per appointment arranged by IHL & advice further. To streamline further, thousands of Pathology Labs, X Ray / MRI / CT Scan Centers, Chemists Shops, Hospitals / Day Care Centers, Ambulances / Blood Banks have come ahead to be a part of this socially important initiative to help the needy patients & save valuable human working hours of the nation & of course to save many  lives.”

Dr Togadia also appealed socially oriented common people to come ahead to be INDIA HEALTH LINE MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS. For this medical knowledge is not needed. The role will be to coordinate with the IHL Call Center, the patient & the Specialist Doctor. IHL will give formal training.

The National Call Center number is 18602333666

Email: [email protected]

National Advisors of India Health Line are: Dr Jitendra Patel, MS (Ortho.) who is National President of IMA (Indian Medical Association) and Dr Girish Kumar Singh – Director, AIIMS (Patna). National President of India Health Line is Dr Pravin Togadia, MS (Cancer Surgeon). State President – India Health Line (Andhra Pradesh) is Dr B. Manikyachari (MS, ENT). At the launch on stage Chief Guest was Shri Raghav ji Reddy, International President – VHP, Dr N. Apparao (Chairman IMA- National Leaders Forum), Dr. M. Yadagiri (General secretary – IMA AP), Dr K Satyanarayan (M.CH – Neuro Surgeon, Former DME – AP St Govt & now Dir – Vijay Health Care Hospital Secunderabad, Mr. M Rama Raju – St President – VHP & other eminent personalities were on the dais.


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