In Remote Himalayan Hamlet, Telemedicine Brings Modern Medicare

August 27, 2020 11:18 AM
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he divide between India’s urban and rural healthcare is stark — big cities boast of highly qualified doctors while most rural areas lack adequate health infrastructure. To bridge the gulf with the help of modern technology, the northern state of Himachal Pradesh has launched a telemedicine program in two remote areas. Anjana Pasricha reports on how residents in one of them, Bharmour, are benefitting. 

Camera: Rakesh Kumar