Ministry of Health in Argentina conducted a survey on the use of telemedicine during the pandemic

The Secretary of Equity in Health, Martín Sabignoso, mentioned that in the first time that telemedicine is used in the national public health system, he also expressed that: “we have already reached more than 130 thousand consultations throughout the country and it has doubled the number of nodes or centers that use telemedicine ”.

Sabignoso also reported that 56% of telemedicine was focused on COVID-19, for the monitoring of suspected cases or confirmed cases. In addition, the official added that 30% of the consultations were to treat diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and infectious diseases.

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