COVID-19 pandemic has revealed vulnerabilities and gaps in India's healthcare system. Despite such critical situations, startups have somehow managed to survive and have been highly helped the government to reach every household during the pandemic. Not only startups, but COVID-19 Crisis has seen a huge demand in the medtech industry also.
COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of health and medical devices more than ever. It is necessary to find all the medicines at one shop and to go jumping from one medical store to another. The sheer convenience of online buying - that has brought about a wide range of medicine order delivery startups coming up in India.Here are five on-demand medicine delivery startups in India.
MedCords is bringing healthcare services to your doorstep through its healthcare platform 'Aayu'. It provides teleconsultation services through its AAYU app also allows its users to order medicines from nearby medical stores and get them delivered at their doorstep in the quickest time i.e. 2 hours. Also, it lets users store their important medical records like prescriptions and reports, and eliminates the hassle of maintaining easy-to-lose hard copies. One can order medicine by uploading a prescription or by searching the names of the medicines on the app.
Aayu app is connected to a hyper-local network of more than 25,000 medical stores across India in states including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chattisgarh, West Bengal, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, and Telangana. It gives the users an option to select the nearest and trustworthy medical store from the list available on the app.s.
It is an online platform, which can be accessed for all health needs. They are trying to make healthcare a hassle-free experience. One can get allopathic, ayurvedic, homeopathic medicines, vitamins & nutrition supplements and other health-related products delivered at home.
It is an Indian online platform, which provides pharmacy, diagnostics, and e-consultation in India. It was founded in 2014 by Prashant Singh and Tushar Kumar. The company has a central laboratory based in Bangalore and delivers daily to 29 states. Medlife has brought together doctors, pharmacists, path labs and consumers on a single platform. Medlife has a lot more to offer than just buying medicines online.
It is an online pharmacy based in Chennai, India. Netmeds provides online ordering and mail delivery of prescription and non-prescription medications. Netmeds and additional Indian online pharmacies began operation in 2015, Indian consumers had no choice but to travel at times long distances to buy their medications, and to wait in queues at pharmacies to make their purchases.