Facebook celebrity doctor Mor Lab Panda (aka Parkpum Thephussadin) revealed that the pilot BangkokTeleLab project plans to send medics to elderly patients’ homes to collect and test blood samples from August.
The pilot project is being launched by Bangkok’s Vajira Hospital and will start by testing bedridden patients who would otherwise have to book a car at a cost of Bt2000-Bt3,000 to transfer them to hospital.
The next phase will focus on the elderly to prevent in-hospital density and reduce the risk of virus transmission.
Parkpum thanked Bangkok City authorities for approving and supporting the project.
Published : July 13, 2020
By : The Nation