IVRS facility started for Kovid patients in Kamrup Metropolitan District of Assam

Guwahati, Jun 11 (PTI) The Assam government has launched the ‘Interactive Voice Response System’ (IVRS) to ensure regular care of COVID-19 patients living in home isolation. IVRS based remote monitoring system ‘Nishtha 21 Kovid Sanchar’ was launched recently for the patients living in isolation in Kamrup Metropolitan District.

The ‘Nishtha’ project has been started by America’s ‘USAID’ organization with the aim of strengthening the health system and its implementation will be done by an NGO named ‘Zhapigo’. Assam National Health Mission Officer on Special Duty Pomi Barua said on Friday that the system would provide proper care to those infected with the virus.

He said that this initiative would help the state in providing health services to every individual in the community. Sangeeta Patel, head of the USAID Office of Health, stressed the need for a strong, sustainable and affordable primary health system.

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