BICHOLIM: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) Goa has come up with an innovative idea to help COVID positive patients in form of ‘Free Tele Consultation’.
“Free Tele Consultation” program for COVID positive people who are in home isolation and are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic as permitted by the authorities.
Those who are willing to have a free Tele-consultation will have to send a Whats app message with their name , proper address and cell number to Mr. Rupesh on the cell no 8767249828. Through him the message will be posted in the group of Seven Branches for internal circulation within the seven branches of IMA Goa State which covers up whole of Goa.
Around 150 IMA doctors have consented to give voluntary telephonic consultations to these home isolated patients.
IMA Goa State Members will make time to time small video presentations which will educate the general public how to take care of themselves ,how to use pulse oxymeter, how to prepare hypochlorite solution and take care of waste created for proper disposal.
Dr. Rajesh Naik , Dr. Samuel , Dr. Sudhir Shet, Dr. Rajesh Javherani, Dr. Pravin Bhat will be experts for IMA Margoan Branch. Dr. Anil Mehndiratta will be expert for IMA Mormugao, Dr. Pradnya kakodkar for IMA CQS , Dr. Pranay Budkule for IMA Bicholim, Dr. Sandip Naik (Chest Physician) for IMA Ponda and Dr. Sandip Naik (Senior Surgeon) for IMA Bardez Dr. Melita Rodrigues Pulmonary Consultant IMA Bardez and Dr. Vijay Naik for IMA Tiswadi Branch. If IMA Member in-charge of a family feels they need any further expert opinions than above doctors shall be contacted.
In case of any obscurity in the course of action of tele consultation it will be sorted out as early as possible.
“We wholeheartedly anticipate the support of General public and doctors in taking this task forward in the larger interest of the Goan community.” President of IMA Goa, Dr. Vinayak Buvaji told.