Remember the old times where we needed to book appointment hours in prior for consulting a doctor? How many of you agree that we weren’t really aware of the medicines we take or tests to be done and everything was done in a jiffy. Why? Lack of awareness and resources.
Coming back to this current state, the pandemic has turned the world upside down and people are scared like never before. We are immersing ourselves in news and Youtube videos everyday praying that the whole chaos should come to an end soon.
Even now, if it wasn’t for them it would be more difficult for people like us. Who are they? Health and pharmacy apps. They are trying as much as possible like the frontline workers fighting the situation to make things easy for us. With apps like these - you can get your tests done without having to go to the hospitals, medicines delivered at your doorstep in just a few hours, consult the best doctors on video calls.
Yes the pandemic is harder than we have ever imagined. People are struggling. But don’t you think there are small and better ways like this to be optimistic and stay strong together.
In this article we will be discussing some of the best health and pharmacy apps that are helping in this tough situation with their best services.
First in our list is Practo. Practo offers online doctor consultations on the app. Not feeling well or worried that you are showing symptoms, don’t panic. You can talk to the best doctors over an audio or a video call and get your doubts cleared. When needed, you can order the medicines and diagnostic tests from the app. You are going to feel a lot better after seeing their friendly faces.
They have also launched a not-for-profit initiative called Swasth to consult patients with corona symptoms for free.
PharmEasy started in 2014, in one of the trusted pharma apps in India.You can find everything related to health and wellness in one place at offer prices. Their initiative to get RT-PCR test from home is working well and is appreciated by a lot of people. PharmEasy operates in major cities of India and you can get your medicines and health products delivered within a few hours of ordering online.
Medlife based out of Bangalore is currently delivering to 29 states. Medlife is acting as a single platform that connects the Doctors, Pharmacists,consumers and laboratories together. MedLife offers three main services - EConsultation, delivery medicines and home based diagnostic tests.
Medlife was awarded India's Best Pharma Delivery e-Platform Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan in 2018.
MedPlus, one of the largest pharmacy chains in India has physical stores across 300 cities apart from their ePharmacy and online clinical laboratory services. MedPlus delivers OTC medicines, FMCG products, vitamins and other nutrition supplements. Dr.Madhukar, the Founder and the CEO started MedPlus when he came across a WHO report indicating a shocking 30% of the fake medicines sold across the world came from India and decided to make a difference in the Indian pharma retail market.Yes, he did make a huge difference.
Netmeds, our India ki Pharmacy is the subsidiary of Dadha and company which has over 100 years of experience in the pharma industry. NetMeds offers door delivery from their large inventory of medicines to all over India. NetMeds app is very easy to use with great offers, online consultation and medicine reminders.Also, they have interesting blogs talking about awareness, fitness, healthcare tips and a lot more.
1Tab is founded with an aim to bridge the gap between healthcare providers and the consumers with quality and affordable healthcare services.Their main area of focus is people in tier 2/3 cities and to provide them with hassle free diagnostic and medical facilities. They are already successful in creating a user-friendly online platform for complete healthcare services.
1Mg founded as a result of information being incomprehensible, it is now standing as an accessible and authentic platform for its users. 1Mg is now delivering quality medicines and healthcare products across 1000+ cities in India. 1Mg apart from being an online medicine delivery app, also doing a great job in guiding the customers in the right direction towards better health.
We have every reason to believe that things are going to be fine soon. We no longer have to be afraid of spending time with our loved ones. Till that everyone of us is responsible for fighting against it. Do your part by staying home, wearing masks and maintaining social distancing. We are all in this together and we will get out of this soon together.