Home-based Healthcare Launched in Northeast

IAS Prelims 2023

North East India’s first home-based healthcare service, HOMELTH was launched to reach healthcare services to the homes of those in need of medical need.

As a part of the initiative, doctors and nurses will be available on call 24×7 to respond to any urgent healthcare need along with physios, dieticians and paramedics.

HOMELTH services will be available initially within Guwahati but it will be gradually extended to other parts of Assam and subsequently to other Northeast states.

The service will not only have doctors and nurses reaching the homes of those in need of medical attention but also ancillary services like sample collection for conducting laboratory tests, delivery of medicines and ECG at the doorstep of the patients.

Homelth founder and CEO: Dr Simanta Sharma.