Aman TeleHealth is a 24-hour healthcare helpline which provides easy and timely access to diagnostic services, basic medical advice, mental health and family planning counselling over the phone. In addition, Aman TeleHealth has over 10,000 healthcare facilities mapped out on its system enabling callers to access information about the relevant facilities in their vicinity.
Aman TeleHealth has revolutionized medical assistance to underserved citizens of Pakistan. In a country where 80 percent of healthcare spending is self-financed, healthcare is a luxury few can afford. This service is especially beneficial for women in peri-urban and rural communities who are often unable to gain access to quality medical care, due to societal and cultural issues limiting their mobility. Aman TeleHealth gives them an opportunity to access healthcare without having to leave their homes.
Aman Health offers 24/7 TeleHealth advice (mainly around women and children’s health and non-communicable diseases). These preventative primary care interventions reduce the disease burden at early stages, ensure proper triaging of medical ailments to the point of lowest treatment costs and prevent clogging of the tertiary care system.
The Aman TeleHealth program has the following approach and objectives: