In a bid to fight against the Covid-19 global pandemic, the country's popular app-based ride sharing company Shohoz is going to launch the 'Shohoz Health' app, a comprehensive digital healthcare solution.
More than 100 specialised doctors in the country will serve patients from on platform, said a media statement on Wednesday.
This healthcare app will allow users to access specialised doctors through video conference from anywhere in the country.
It will also allow users to receive prescriptions and medicine delivery from over 100 pharmacies – all under the Shohoz Super app.
By using the Shohoz Health app, users will be able to receive consultations from specialised doctors working at renowned hospitals, including Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh Medical College & Hospital, CMH, and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.
Prominent child specialist Dr Kazi Naushad-Un-Nabi and many other popular physicians will be providing consultations from this platform.
As Bangladesh is undergoing a shutdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Shohoz Health app will ensure that people from anywhere in the country could access doctors' consultancy, the media statement read.
Besides, users can avail the prescribed medicines from popular pharmacies like Lazz Pharma, Tamanna Pharmacy, Prescription Point, Al Madina Pharmacy and many other different pharmacies by using this app.
"We are delighted that we could bring this much needed service in this pandemic time. We are closely working with healthcare ecosystem players to bring the best healthcare consultations within a single platform," said Maliha M Quadir, founding managing director of Shohoz
"We are also delighted to offer free healthcare consultations for the Bangladesh ICT Journalist Forum," she added.
The 'Shohoz Health' app will officially be made public on May 16.