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Practo launches mental health webinar series for LGBT+

Part of Practo’s doctors-led educational webinar series, Practo Connect So far, four webinars have been organized as part of Practo Connect, with more than 3000 doctors directly benefiting from it In an effort to sensitize healthcare professionals to the mental health needs of the LGBT+ community amid the Covid-19 pandemic, India’s leading digital healthcare company, …

Provide clinic like experience with video consultations on Practo

Video consult with patients now for a clinic-like experience: Since its onset, COVID-19 has been setting a new normal every day and pushing all industries to rethink and revamp their models in the current situation. During these times, Telemedicine has emerged as a suitable alternative for the healthcare industry, to ensure access and continuity to …

Practo Connect Webinar 4 : Telepsychiatry best practices, regulation and guidelines: COVID-19 & beyond

Welcome to Practo Connect – our knowledge-sharing platform for the doctors, by the doctors! With Practo Connect, leading medical experts from across the geographies share their experiences, insights and learnings with the doctor community through a series of webinars.  We are happy to have hosted three webinars successfully and are excited to announce our upcoming …

Practo salutes the doctors with its #BeingADoctor campaign

This campaign aims to highlight the struggle, trials and tribulations, and the joy of being a doctor   Practo has launched a campaign #BeingADoctor on the occasion of National Doctors’ Day. The campaign is a tribute to doctors by shining light on the sacrifices they’ve made in their lives; it portrays the commitment, grit, and determination …

500% increase in online doctor consultations in India, between Mar 1st – May 31st, 2020: Practo Report

Practo’s Insights Report finds Telemedicine helped doctors, patients stay connected as people practiced physical/social distancing  Report findings: There was a 500% increase in online doctor consultations since March 2020 80% of all telemedicine the users experienced it for the first time 44% of the teleconsultations were from non-metro cities In-person doctor visits dropped by 67% …

We hear you and respect you

Last week, Practo marked its 12th year anniversary. What is usually a time of celebration, was a quiet time for reflection and planning this year, to gear up and double our efforts on supporting those who’ve always supported us.  COVID-19 outbreak has brought the world to a standstill, impacting the safety and well-being of millions. …

Top doctors from India join hands with Practo to launch ‘India Health Hour’

An hour everyday dedicated towards free online consultations with leading doctors in the country across 20+ critical specialties like gynaecology, pediatrics, dermatology Bengaluru, India, May 7, 2020: Hundreds of highly experienced doctors from across the country and specialities, have joined hands with Practo, India’s largest Telemedicine company, to launch ‘India Health Hour’ – a free …

Practo Insights: 350% rise in pediatric queries; impact of delayed vaccination one of the top concerns among Indian parents

With 472 million children, India has the largest child population in the world with a birth cohort of 2.8 crore per year. In the times of social distancing, telemedicine has emerged as the preferred means of seeking quality healthcare, especially for children. Shweta, a working mother, while juggling between work and home, prefers to consult …

Practo Insights: 250% rise in Indians consulting online for Gynaecology amidst coronavirus outbreak

Irregular periods and safe pregnancy during Covid-19 are the top gynaecology-related concerns among Indian women  The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has triggered the adoption of more-healthful behaviors among the people who have started consulting doctors online for even the smallest of health concerns instead of self-diagnosis and self-medication. While there are a lot of growing apprehensions …