Docterz launches 'Docterz At School' to lend a 360-degree healthcare across all educational institutions in Mumbai
'Docterz At School', a brand under the parent platform 'Docterz' created by a group of pediatricians, is all set to engage schools to promote child healthcare within their premises. 'Docterz' aims to create nuance-based health tech solutions that cater to the Indian audience.
With the advantage of having domain knowledge and through constant research, 'Docterz At School' have taken an exceptional approach to take care of physical and mental growth of children. The brand intends to set up a critical care unit amongst all the schools across Mumbai. It is a holistic program to ensure that the physical, mental, emotional and psychological health of a child is thoroughly taken care of.
Blending offline and online method, 'Docterz At School' optimises available healthcare resources to work on high-risk children. Emergency Medicine is a crucial component of the healthcare system that cannot be ignored. The brand will, therefore, be offering a 'state-of-the-art-casualty room' in each school to efficiently handle a broad range of medical maladies. Docterz At School uses the right infrastructure, documentation and SOPs, designed by a medico-legal team of lawyer's and doctor's to maintain high standards of health safety and security, thus making the school medico-legally compliant.
Dr Atish Laddad, Pediatrician and Founder Member, The Pediatric Network, said, "A child spends roughly about 7 hours per day in the school premises, thus making them prone to falling trap to sports and playground injuries. As per the statistics, more than 20% of children and adolescents have mental health glitches and the proportion is escalating yearly. Untreated mental health snags lead to poor performance at school, an increase in dropout rates, an upsurge in school violence, social stigma, suicides and homicides. Comprehending the significance of providing a secure lifestyle to students while at school, this program will ensure that, each school will be armed with efficient child assessment and diagnostic measurements to take care of the student’s innate medical needs."