February 12, 2020

Indians ask 1000+ queries related to sexual and reproductive health, per hour

Sexual and reproductive health consults have gone up by 139% in the last one year  Bangalore tops the chart, followed by Delhi NCR and Mumbai India, 12th February 2020: According to a recent study, less than 10% of young men and women in India learn about sex from adults including teachers, health care professionals, or …

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February 4, 2020

Practo Insights: India witnesses a 94% increase in appointments with oncologists

The most discussed topics on cancer include breast cancer, oral cancer, prostate cancer and blood cancer   Cancer cases in India have doubled in recent years. According to reports, India’s cancer incidence was estimated at 1.15 million new patients in 2018 and is predicted to almost double by 2040. Karnataka is in the top five …

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November 6, 2019

Practo introduces 24*7 free consultation with qualified doctors for pollution-stricken Delhi

*The service will ensure prompt medical attention to all Delhi residents in a trusted and convenient manner November 6, 2019: Post Diwali, the air quality index (AQI) in Delhi breached the “severe plus” mark according to the Centre-run System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR). At a time when the city is crippled with the …

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October 10, 2019

Practo Online Consult witnesses 88% growth in mental health queries

According to World Health Organization, one person dies every 40 seconds because of some form of mental disorder and only 10% of patients suffering from mental illness receive treatment in India. Still considered a taboo subject, mental illness is often swept under the carpet and patients who suffer from mental disorders are leading poor quality …

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August 16, 2019

Set yourself free from self-diagnosis and self-medication

For many of us, the first reaction to sickness is not to consult a doctor but to become one! Feeling unwell? Simple, pop a pill or just scour the internet for symptoms. Sounds familiar? If you are also one of those who often diagnose and prescribe medicines to themselves, you are not only putting yourself …

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August 8, 2019

Practo and RBL Bank launch India’s first health-focussed credit card

Practo users will be able to apply their credit cards directly on the Practo app and RBL Bank’s website The card offers benefits like unlimited online consultations, cashbacks in the form of HealthCash, free health checkups, to name a few Mumbai/Bangalore, August 08, 2019: RBL Bank, one of India’s fastest growing private sector banks and …

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July 5, 2019

5 simple steps to make your doctor visits exceptional!

Millions of patients have tried and loved Practo Prime’s exceptional visit experience. You can bid adieu to long queues and waiting time at the clinics and hospitals for no extra charge. Here’s how! Let’s face it – comfort or convenience isn’t the first thing that comes to our minds when we have to visit a …

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June 12, 2019

Academy of Family Physicians of India (AFPI) signs MoU with Practo

This MoU provides for CMEs and training courses to help family physicians of India understand the potential of digital healthcare, latest trends and technologies in this area, and ways to keep data safe and secure in the digital age New Delhi, June 12, 2019: Practo, India’s leading digital healthcare platform has signed a MOU with …

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January 24, 2018

Making your clinic visits cashless, paperless and painless

At Practo, we work hard to make sure that you and your loved ones have a fantastic experience anytime there’s a healthcare need. Vast majority of consumers’ healthcare needs are served at clinics. However, for the longest time, clinic visits and treatments have not been covered by Insurance. Today, we’re taking a major step towards …

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