CM launches 'Dr SMS' health service
Kozhikode | Friday, Nov 7 2008 IST
Kerala Chief Minister V S Achuthandan today inaugurated ''SMS,'' a free and instant health service, providing information regarding avilability of medical facilites on mobile phone in the district.
As per the programme devised by the State Health and IT departments, the needy person could sms to 9446460600 on format health space pincode space specifying his health equirment and condition.
In return, the needy would be provided with the required information such as details of health centre near to him and facilities available there in 30 seconds, district collector A Jayathilak, coordinating the programme said.
He said the facility, perhaps for the first time in the country, would be extended to other districts in the State soon.
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