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IAF launches MedWatch mobile health app

Indian Air Force (IAF) has launched 'MedWatch' mobile health app to provide health information to users, including first-aid and other health and nutrition topics.
IAF launches MedWatch mobile health app
  • It was launched on 8 October on the occasion of IAF's 85th anniversary.
  • It is first of its kind mobile health app built by any of the three armed forces.

About the MedWatch app:

  • The app was conceived by doctors of IAF and developed in-house by Directorate of Information Technology (DIT) with Zero financial outlay.
  • It will provide correct, scientific and authentic health information to air warriors and all citizens of India.
  • It comprises a host of features like information on basic First Aid, health topics and nutritional facts, reminders for timely medical review, vaccination and utility tools like Health Record Card, BMI calculator, helpline numbers and web links.
  • The app is available on www.apps.mgov.gov.in

Question:

Q. Who has launched 'MedWatch' mobile health app to provide health information to users, including first-aid and other health and nutrition topics?
a. RBI
b. AIIMS
c. Indian Air Force
d. Ministry of Health
IAF launches MedWatch mobile health app IAF launches MedWatch mobile health app Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on October 11, 2018 Rating: 5

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