The Grameenphone has partnered with Evercare Hospital Dhaka and Pulse Healthcare Services to provide a wide range of wellbeing services for GP STAR subscribers.
These initiatives will widen the horizon of the series of moves taken by Grameenphone in response to the Covid-19, read a press release issued on Thursday.
Sajjad Hasib, chief marketing officer of the telecom company, said, "In Grameenphone, we continuously thrive to create value for our customers by bringing innovation and to connect them to what matters most.
"We feel compelled to bring in various customized services for our esteemed GP STAR subscribers to ensure wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are thankful to our partners Evercare Hospital Dhaka and Pulse Healthcare Services, for designing such timely and needed offers for our valued customers."
Regarding the partnership, Santanu Kumar Das, director of the Business Development at Evercare Hospital Dhaka, said, "This partnership between Evercare Hospitals and GP Stars will help us serve a greater community in need of quality healthcare services.
"With presence across five countries, two continents & the only hospital with a JCI accreditation within the country, we are committed to providing quality services to all our guests & patients."
Ten percent discount will apply to radiology, pathological diagnostics, lab investigations in OPD, and home sample collection for GP STARs and their spouse and children.
To book the service, a person can call Evercare's hotline 10678. To get the promo code, GP STAR users can type EVERCARE and send a free SMS to 29000.
Grameenphone has also partnered with the Pulse Healthcare Services to promote telemedicine services across Bangladesh.
Expressing her delight on the partnership, Rubaba Dowla, founder of the Pulse Healthcare Services, said, "Through Pulse Healthcare Services, we provide 24/7 access to 500+ doctors, including specialists.
"Telemedicine can help to solve problems without overcrowding hospitals and putting people at further risks. Through this initiative, a GP STAR subscriber can consult with doctors in our platform at any time, from anywhere."
The Pulse Healthcare Services will offer an exclusive 20 percent discount on consultation fees of general physicians and specialists to GP STARs across the country from July 26.
These new partnerships will help Grameenphone reach more customers in need of wellbeing services along with other multiple brands in the healthcare sector, including Praava Health, Athena – a Psychiatric and de-addiction treatment center, Bangla Meds, Medistore, and AmarLab to offer GP STARs with convenient choices.
Further details on offers will be available under the GP STAR section of Grameenphone's official website.
Grameenphone, part of the Telenor Group, is a leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh with more than 76 million subscribers. Since its inception in 1997, Grameenphone has built the largest cellular network in the country, covering nearly 95 percent of the country's population.