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SeHAT Initiative

  • IAS NEXT, Lucknow
  • 02, Feb 2022
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The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has launched services for home delivery of medicines for veterans and serving military personnel services under an online medical consultation platform named Services e-Health Assistance and Teleconsultation (SeHAT).

What is SeHAT Initiative?

  • It is the tri-services Teleconsultation service of the MoD designed for all entitled personnel and their families.
  • As part of the Government’s commitment to Digital India and e-Governance, the Defence Minister launched SeHAT in May 2021.
  • It aims to provide healthcare services to patients in their homes.
  • SeHAT Stay Home OPD is based on the lines of eSanjeevani a similar free OPD service run by the MoHFW (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare) for all citizens.
  • SeHATOPD is a patient to doctor system where the patient can consult a doctor remotely through the internet.