TeleDoctors in Pakistan

Telenor Pakistan launches expert medical advice within nationwide reach.

Written: Apr 2008

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Preventive health care

The service offers Telenor subscribers easy and cheap access to experienced doctors for all sorts of medical issues. Acknowledging the cultural sensitivities of gender the service also offers choice between female and male doctors.

Affordable medical support

Accessibility has been kept as the core of this service, both in terms of geographic location and monetary disparity. A wide spread of the Telenor subscribers in Pakistan can now access affordable quality medical advice.

Easy access to doctors

By simply dialing 1911, subscribers can receive health services such as:

-Medical emergency assistance

-Symptomatic diagnosis, treatment and referrals

-Medical report and advice

Award winning success in Bangladesh

Grameenphone launched a similar medical advice and consultation service, Healthline, in Bangladesh in November 2006. Last year the service won the GSM Association Award 2007 under the “Best use of Mobile for Social & Economic Development” category.

Read more about the Healthline Service .

Telenor has a 62 per cent ownership interest in Grameenphone, the largest provider of mobile telecommunications services in Bangladesh.

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> Grameenphone wins global award

> More information about Teledoctorson the Telenor Pakistan website .