Tue. Jul 7th, 2020

Airtel and Apollo Hospital Group join hands to break COVID-19 chain

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Kolkata,13 April(HS): Bharti Airtel (Airtel) here today announced an innovative collaboration with Apollo 24|7, the digital business unit of The Apollo Hospitals Group to support India’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic by using its nationwide digital network.

 

Informing this Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson of The Apollo Hospitals Group said here this afternoon  that the partnership aimed to bring together Airtel’s pan-India network reach and Apollo Hospital’s industry leading digital healthcare platform  to raise awareness and break the chain of spread of COVID-19.

Apollo 24|7 has launched a free digital self-assessment test to enable its customers to check their COVID-19 risk profile. The test, which has been developed by Apollo 24/7,would use the new technologies to allow users to assess their COVID-19 risk profile by answering a few simple questions, she said.

‘Based on the user responses, the digital tool generates a risk score and suggests the next best action including online consults on Apollo 24|7 free, dialling COVID non-preive helpline from the app itself, self-care tips, social distancing guidelines and other important prevention steps as suggested by WHO and the Union Ministry of Health and Faimly Welfare ( MOHFW)’.

Apollo 24|7 free COVID helpline has over 100 Apollo expert doctors answering questions and clearing doubts of all those who are taking the scan, Kamineni said adding these initiatives are designed to help millions of Airtel customers alleviate any anxieties or doubts relating to COVID-19 and ensuring that the country, at large, stays safe.