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?
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh
- 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.