First Indian telecom service provider to offer WAP health portal
INR. 5 per day for unlimited questions
Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, today launched Ask a Doctor – Health@5, a first ever WAP health portal in India. With this unique service, Vodafone subscribers can ask health related queries for INR 5 per day. The panel of medical professionals will get back to the subscriber with the answer within 24 hours.
Ask a Doctor – Health@5 doesn’t only allow the subscribers to ask questions, but one can also browse through information on disease management, myths, trivia, general remedies, latest updates, diet and fitness information. Questions asked by a subscriber will be archived under “My Questions” section for any future reference. & can also access questions posted by other users.
There are five different sections provided under Health@5:
Everyday health has detailed articles on interesting health topics such as diseases, myths, remedies etc.
Did You Know is a storehouse of trivia and facts which help get rid of various misconceptions and myths.
Medical Diaries houses interesting medical case studies and offers interesting experiences of medical cases in a story format with insights from experts and people narrating how it happened, what it feels like and why it matters etc.
Home Remedies, as the name suggests, is a section with home remedies to help one handle some of the basic health challenges.
Diet & Fitness Management that has consolidated information across all ratified sources to offer simple ways of managing a healthy lifestyle. It also provides you key points on daily exercising, nutrition, diet, wellness & fitness.
To activate, SMS HC5 from the Vodafone number and send it to 111 or 144. The service is on a daily auto renewal mode. In order to unsubscribe for the service, SMS CAN <space> HC5 to 111 or 144.