Analysis of Online Medical Services Availability during Covid-19 Pandemic In Nepal

  • Ramesh Kumar Maharjan Department of GP & Emergency Medicine, MMC, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
  • Shirshak Koirala Nepal Disaster and Emergency Medicine Center, Lalitpur
  • Rashmisha Maharjan Nepal Disaster and Emergency Medicine Center, Lalitpur
  • Jeevan B. Sherchand Knowledge Management and Health Policy, Nepal Health Research Council
Keywords: COVID-19, lockdown, online medical service, Nepal

Abstract

 After the first case of COVID-19 reported from Wuhan City in China, the WHO declared it as a ‘pandemic’ on 11th March 2020. The first case of COVID-19 was officially announced in Nepal on 24th January 2020. The lockdown of the entire nation was implemented by the government of Nepal from 24th March 2020 following the announcement of the second positive case of COVID-19. The aims of the study to find out the available online services understand and analyze them to implement in Nepal.

There are 10 online medical services operating to facilitate medical services and 13 Covid-19 related mobile apps to use by common public and medical surveillance within Nepal. These are online mobile application and online services dedicated to make life easy during Covid – 19 Pandemic in Nepal. It is better to apply single or minimize duplication of similar work for Covid-19 Pandemic in Nepal by different concerned authorities.

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Author Biographies

Ramesh Kumar Maharjan, Department of GP & Emergency Medicine, MMC, Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu

Associate Professor

Shirshak Koirala, Nepal Disaster and Emergency Medicine Center, Lalitpur

Medical Officer, Trainer

Rashmisha Maharjan, Nepal Disaster and Emergency Medicine Center, Lalitpur

Coordinator

Jeevan B. Sherchand, Knowledge Management and Health Policy, Nepal Health Research Council

Coordinator 

Published
2020-09-27
How to Cite
Maharjan, R., Koirala, S., Maharjan, R., & Sherchand, J. (2020). Analysis of Online Medical Services Availability during Covid-19 Pandemic In Nepal. Tribhuvan University Journal, 34, 59-68. https://doi.org/10.3126/tuj.v34i0.31539