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Welcome Cure, a first of its kind online health tech platform for alternate medicine, has nabbed a whopping $6 Million in its first officially announced funding round. The company has raised USD 1 Million from few high net-worth individuals and USD 5 Million from one of India’s largest media house — both the names though unknown.

Co-founded by Dr. Jawahar J. Shah and Punit Desai in late 2014, Welcome Cure is a virtual clinic offering online consultation via video chat, live chat, Skype, telephonic and email interactions with expert physicians worldwide, at consumer convenience.

Users can avail digital health consultation with the door step delivery of medicines. In addition to this, case histories and medical reports are also digitized with free storage for lifetime. Periodic reminders and trackers, amazing facts, health tips and diet plans further form a part of the unique features of the health care portal.

Dr. Jawahar Shah, Founder and Chairman, Welcome Cure said in a statement,

Welcome Cure was established with the aim to provide convenient, quality and result-oriented homeopathic treatment to individuals all over the world. We believe that good health cannot be achieved just by medicines, thus Welcome Cure brings together a diverse team of experts and homeopathic physicians to address all health related issues. We plan to change the face of health in the future.

As of now, Welcome Cure already boasts of a network of over 100 doctors registered from across the globe, providing unlimited treatment for over 100 diseases under one digital roof. The site also offers pocket-friendly health packages varying from three months to two years for their users, thus helping it achieve its ambition of becoming an end to end online homeopathy platform through the web portal and mobile application.

Its founders claim to have an impressive renewal rate of over 69%.

The company follows processes that adhere to the global standards of HIPAA and HL7 security and strict international norms while managing patients.


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