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Health Minister announces 4 new IT based initiatives for citizen-centric health services

J P Nadda announced four new IT-based initiatives on Good Governance Day, to mark the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Madam Mohan Malaviya and birthday of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Publish Date: Dec 25 2015 7:35PM | Updated Date: Jan 28 2016 3:09PM

Health Minister announces 4 new IT based initiatives for citizen-centric health servicesFile: photo

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare J P Nadda announced four new IT-based initiatives on Good Governance Day, to mark the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna  Madam Mohan Malaviya and birthday of Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee on December 25.

 

Speaking at the launch of the AIIMS OPD Transformation Project which envisages the use of IT to provide ease to patients and citizens while accessing services at AIIMS,the Health Minister announced ‘Kilkari’, an audio-based mobile service that delivers weekly audio messages to families about pregnancy, child birth and child care, which will empower and educate women and parents to help create a better environment in maternal and child health.