ISRO Telemedicine Network has equipped 382 Hospitals

The telemedicine network of ISRO has equipped 382 hospitals, said ISRO project director Dr Mylswamy Annadurai, during the convocation ceremony at Rajarajeshwari Dental College.

He added that about 75 per cent of the doctors practice in urban areas, 23 per cent in semi-urban; areas and just two per cent of qualified doctors are attached to about 23,000 primary health and 3,000 community health Centres.

This miniscule percentage of doc­tors caters to 70 per cent of the villagers. He called upon young doctors to serve the society.

Fifty students were conferred Bachelor of Dental Sciences degree. AC Shanmugam, chairman of Rajarajeshwari Group of Institutions, Dr.Edwin Devadas and others were present.

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