Mobile app Kilkari

Haryana launches mobile app to create awareness among pregnant women

Question: In which of the following states National Health Mission (NHM) has launched a mobile-based application to create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health workers?
(a) Punjab
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Haryana
(d) Uttar Pradesh
Answer- (c)
Related facts:

  • On April 19, 2017, the National Health Mission in Haryana launched mobile-based app ‘Kilkari’ to create awareness amongst pregnant women.
  • The app will create awareness among pregnant women, parents and health workers on the importance of ante and post natal care, institutional delivery and immunization.
  • It is worth mentioning that on December 25th, 2015 this Health Care initiative was started by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
  • Under this initiative, weekly messages about pregnancy, child birth and parenting and care are sent to the pregnant woman and her family on mobile.

Reference:
http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/haryana-launches-mobile-app-to-create-awareness-among-pregnant-women-117042200008_1.html
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/mobile-app-launched-to-create-awareness-among-pregnant-women/1/935302.html

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