Government Of Telangana Launched Dedicated Healthcare App For Android
The Telangana government has launched a dedicated healthcare app in a move to empower citizens with convenient access to healthcare. The app for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is powered by Mahindra Comviva, a subsidiary of Tech Mahindra and the global leader in providing mobility solutions.
The app was conceptualized by the Healthcare Innovation Cell (HIC) of the state health ministry. This is the first dedicated app for any ministry of health and family welfare in India and is positioned to bring a paradigm shift in the healthcare industry by making health care facilities more accessible, said a statement.
“The Ministry of Health, Medical & Family Welfare is pleased to announce the launch of a dedicated App to facilitate access to its initiatives, provide public health information, locate health centers and utilize intelligent health tools. The Government believes in the best use of technology to enable the delivery of healthcare services to all in need,” Dr. Rajaiah Thatikonda, Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister, Government of Telangana said.
There are more than 800 government healthcare centers in the cities listed by the app. Currently available for Android users, the app will be available in both Telugu and English and can be downloaded for free through the Google play store.
The app will help the ministry to facilitate access to its initiatives, provide public health information, locate health centers and also empower the citizens to track and record their health data through the health tools.