Earlier, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) had formed the Arogya Setu app for updates regarding COVID-19. Now it has partnered with Principal Scientific Advisor to the PM to launch the AarogyaSetu Mitr website. This website provides health services to all the citizens during the time of the COVID-19 crisis. Also, many organizations, industry coalitions and startups have involved in this initiative. From this website users can get free consultation from doctors on COVID-19. This also involves services like home collection of samples for Diagnostics and Medicine delivery at home.
Users can log into the website and select any one of the three options
- Consult Doctor
- Home Lab Test
The Home Lab Test includes lab partners like
- Dr. Lal Pathlabs
- SRL Diagnostics
- Thyrocare etc.,
If a user clicks any one of the above lab partner’s names, it will navigate them to the respective company’s website. This website also has ePharmacy service, where users will get medicines at their doorstep, if they order them. ePharmacy websites are involved in this process. Some of the epharmacy companies are- 1mg, netmeds.com, MedLife, and PharmEasy.
Users can also opt consulting doctors which will help you to connect with
- eSanjeevani OPD
- Tata Bridgital Health
- Tech Mahindra’s Connectsense Telehealth platform
Users can consult doctors through chat, call, or video conferencing.
This website is a Public and Private collaboration and operates under the offices of the PSA and Niti Aayog. Also many it involves many volunteers from the private sector. This AarogyaSetu Mitr is not available as app. However, a link to this website is provided in the Aarogya Setu app.