India debuts 4 mHealth apps as part of government program

India's healthcare agency is rolling out four mHealth services as part of the government's Digital India program in an effort to save money and enhance healthcare services, according to a report at Economic Times.

The four services include: Kilkari, a pregnancy and child birth app; Mobile Academy, an audio training course for social health activities; M-Cessation, a smoking cessation app; and TB Missed Call, a tuberculosis support counseling helpline.

"The mHealth initiatives launched today will enhance access, make our services cost effective and our systems more robust. We are on our way to realizing the vision of our Prime Minister by going digital," Union Health Minister JP Nadda told the Economic TimesArticle

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