Offers complimentary 24*7 online doctor consultation to handle queries related to the coronavirus
NFAPost, Bengaluru: As the world faces a major health crisis due to the pandemic situation caused by the novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, the number of reported cases is precipitously growing across India. While people of all age groups are equally susceptible to this virus, the health stakes are high for the elderly due to chronic illnesses and lower immunity. They are more likely to suffer from underlying conditions that hinder the body’s ability to cope with and recover from serious illnesses.
Seniority, India’s largest shopping destination for seniors, and DocsApp, a leading digital healthcare platform in the country, have joined hands to support elderly persons who are facing chronic illness and lower immunity.
The startup companies move comes at a time when major health crisis due to the pandemic situation caused by the novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. India is also reporting growing number of Covid-19.
While people of all age groups are equally susceptible to this virus, the health stakes are high for the elderly due to chronic illnesses and lower immunity. They are more likely to suffer from underlying conditions that hinder the body’s ability to cope with and recover from serious illnesses.
A 24/7 helpline support (080 4719 3443) is launched to enable people to have access to skilled medical professionals during such critical times. Individuals on the platform may avail free online consultations across all departments from doctors at the convenience of their homes, without possibly exposing themselves to the virus on the platform.
Seniority along with DocsApp has also created a repository of informative articles, blogs, weekly newsletters and webinars that will impart accurate information and safety measures related to Coronavirus.
Commenting on the new initiative, Seniority Co-founders Ayush Agrawal & Tapan Mishra said there is a significant rise in the number of COVID-19 affected people in the country as well as worldwide.
“Being a senior care brand, we are especially empathetic to the elderly in such challenging times and consider it our duty to spread awareness about the current situation. Our collaboration with DocsApp will help us reach out to a large number of people who are prone to virus infections. With the 24*7 helpline support, we are happy to extend our services and offer free consultation by medical specialists to ensure that people take adequate care,” said Ayush Agrawal & Tapan Mishra.
The founders said the safety and welfare of everyone around is of prime importance to us and we sincerely hope that we are able to fight back together in such unforeseen circumstances.
Seniority, an RPG Group Company, is India’s largest shopping destination for senior citizens. With a thoughtfully curated product portfolio of over 10,000 products ranging from medical and wellness to leisure and lifestyle, the company provides a seamless experience through its website and retail stores in Pune, Coimbatore, Bhiwadi and Chennai, focusing on making everyday lives easier for seniors.
The company was founded in 2016 by Ayush Agrawal and Tapan Mishra. Ayush Agrawal is an IIM alumnus, and responsible for marketing and strategy, while Tapan Mishra is an alumnus of LSE and XIMB, oversees operations and supply chain at Seniority.