Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers
in Bangladesh, has launched ‘Daktarbhai’, a digital health service platform to provide customers
with a comprehensive healthcare solution. Along with enabling customers to access useful
health and medical information, it will allow them to avail a wide range of medical facilities. The
platform has been launched in collaboration with Healthcare Information System Limited
(HISL), a service and technology partner of Banglalink. An official announcement on the launch
was made by Erik Aas, CEO, Banglalink at a launching ceremony held at Tiger’s Den, Banglalink’s
head office in Gulshan, Dhaka yesterday. Also present at the ceremony were Pierre Boutros
Obeid, Chief Technology Officer & Acting Chief Commercial Officer, Banglalink, Raihan Shamsi,
Managing Director, Healthcare Information System Ltd., Professor M Harunur Rashid, Chairman
and founder, Healthcare Information System Ltd. (HISL), Gaurav Kakkar, Digital Business
Director, Banglalink, Abdul Muqit Ahmed, Digital Services Director, and other high officials of
the two organizations.
Useful features such as electronic personal health record, health directory, medicine reminder,
sleep reminder and health tips can be used free of charge on the platform, whereas the
premium section of the platform includes health insurance coverage for diagnostic tests and
hospitalization, complementary life insurance, discounts at hospitals, diagnostic centers,
pharmacies and lifestyle outlets, doctors’ appointment booking and consultation with doctors.
Customers can avail all the facilities by installing and subscribing to ‘Daktarbhai’ from Play
Store. The service can also be availed by dialing the USSD code *16643# from any Banglalink
number. Customers can avail the services in 3 different packs – Daily pack @BDT 2.55, Monthly
pack @63.75 and Yearly pack @BDT 733.13 (VAT and Taxes Inclusive).