Banglalink launches digital health service platform ‘Daktarbhai’
Dhaka, 22 August 2019: Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in Bangladesh, has launched ‘Daktarbhai’, a digital health service platform to provide customers with a comprehensive healthcare solution. Along with enabling customers to access useful health and medical information, it will allow them to avail a wide range of medical facilities. The platform has been launched in collaboration with Healthcare Information System Limited (HISL), a service and technology partner of Banglalink. An official announcement on the launch was made by Erik Aas, CEO, Banglalink at a launching ceremony held at Tiger’s Den, Banglalink’s head office in Gulshan, Dhaka yesterday. Also present at the ceremony were Pierre Boutros Obeid, Chief Technology Officer & Acting Chief Commercial Officer, Banglalink, Raihan Shamsi, Managing Director, Healthcare Information System Ltd., Professor M Harunur Rashid, Chairman and founder, Healthcare Information System Ltd. (HISL), Gaurav Kakkar, Digital Business Director, Banglalink, Abdul Muqit Ahmed, Digital Services Director, and other high officials of the two organizations.
Useful features such as electronic personal health record, health directory, medicine reminder, sleep reminder and health tips can be used free of charge on the platform, whereas the premium section of the platform includes health insurance coverage for diagnostic tests and hospitalization, complementary life insurance, discounts at hospitals, diagnostic centers, pharmacies and lifestyle outlets, doctors’ appointment booking and consultation with doctors.
Customers can avail all the facilities by installing and subscribing to ‘Daktarbhai’ from Play Store. The service can also be availed by dialing the USSD code *16643# from any Banglalink number. Customers can avail the services in 3 different packs – Daily pack @BDT 2.55, Monthly pack @63.75 and Yearly pack @BDT 733.13 (VAT and Taxes Inclusive). For details about ‘Daktarbhai’, please visit: https://www.banglalink.net/en/personal/digital-services/m-services/daktarbhai.
Erik Aas, CEO, Banglalink said, “We are really delighted to bring ‘Daktarbhai’ as the latest addition to our wide portfolio of digital services. The features of this digital platform will help the users maintain a healthy lifestyle by enabling them to access useful health information and avail various medical services in a convenient way. This initiative will surely take us one step closer to the fulfillment of our vision of adding more values to customers’ lives through quality digital services.”
Raihan Shamsi, Managing Director, Healthcare Information System Ltd. said, “Partnering with Banglalink for launching ‘Daktarbhai’ is a matter of great privilege for us. The users will definitely benefit from this digital platform as they will be able to avail necessary health facilities with just a few taps on their devices. I am hopeful that it will receive good responses from the users.”
Banglalink is committed to enhancing customers’ lives through digital initiatives, and will continue to bring more digital facilities for them.