Digital Healthcare Solutions, marking International Women's Day, has announced that over the last year it has supported the healthcare and health costs of over 450,000 women.
DH through its innovative and affordable services has been able to cater to the needs of the women in Bangladesh by making healthcare accessible to them, where they can get both General Practitioner and Specialist consultations from the comfort of their home, using just a mobile phone, said a press release.
Through various campaigns and projects, DH has registered over 450,000 women under various health plans and packages which provides free consultations and Free Health Cashback to its members along with their families.
In the last few months alone, DH has also provided over 1300 consultation with General Practitioners Around 350 Health providers provided over 1200 families with health service. DH has also paid over BDT 2,432,400 in claims against Free Health cashback for maternity coverage, in the last few months.
This year the DH management conducted a virtual session with all the female employees on 8th March where the authority celebrated and thanked them for their contribution to DH.
Dr Sharmin Zahan, head of ecosystem and business development said, "As Covid-19 pandemic has flashed a harsh light on the inequality across the health and other areas, at DH, we are determined to use our privilege in making digital health accessible for all, particularly for the women and their families. We believe, not only with our core services, but, together with our ecosystem partners, both at local and global level, we can ensure #HealthForAll in Bangladesh and meaningful contributions to the gender equality in global health."
DH Clinical Team Manager Dr Tanhar Islam said, "I believe women can bring the most enlightened changes to the society as only we've seen the darkest side of it. In the last 4 years, we served women from every corner of Bangladesh through Telemedicine Service and I strongly believe our efforts will definitely contribute to making the struggling women healthy, strong and independent."