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12:00 AM, August 23, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 07:31 PM, January 16, 2020

Banglalink launches healthcare platform ‘Daktarbhai’

Telecom operator Banglalink on Wednesday launched a digital healthcare service platform called “Daktarbhai” to provide comprehensive solutions to customers.

Coming in collaboration with Banglalink’s service and technology partner Healthcare Information System Ltd, the facilities include electronic personal health records, health directory, medicine and sleep reminders and health tips free of charge.

The platform’s premium section includes health insurance coverage for diagnostic tests and hospitalisation, complementary life insurance, discounts at hospitals, diagnostic centres, pharmacies and lifestyle outlets; and appointment booking and consultations with doctors.

Customers can avail all the facilities by installing and subscribing to “Daktarbhai” from Play Store or by dialling USSD code *16643#, according to a statement. The services will be available in daily, monthly and yearly packs.

Launching the platform at Banglalink’s head office in the capital’s Gulshan, Erik Aas, CEO of Banglalink, said, “(It) will help the users maintain a healthy lifestyle…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,” he added.

“The users…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,” said Raihan Shamsi, managing director of Healthcare Information System.

Pierre Boutros Obeid, chief technology officer of Banglalink, and M Harunur Rashid, chairman and founder of Healthcare Information System, were present. 

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