Jankalyan Samiti: M-Health, an innovative app with blood donor data and health services launched
Mumbai : Jankalyan Samiti, the social service wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has launched first of its kind Mobile application “ M-Health” at the hands of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis, on Sunday.
Considering the haplessness of relatives, family members and friends, in case of medical emergency, the Janakalyan Samiti has designed the app to get immediate availability of medical help as well as requirement of Blood in crucial stages.
Realizing this social need, the RSS Jankalyan Samiti Kurla has decided to organize a social programme “Sanvedna- Sampark Shakti” (Sensitivity- a Communication Power). A campaign-“Aamhi Raktadate” (We- Blood Donors) was launched on the occasion of 125th birth anniversary of RSS founder Dr. Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, to enroll the blood donors. The volunteers succeeded in enrolling 5000+ Blood Donors.
The blood group wise data is now being published in Book Format which launched on 21 February, 6 pm at New Mill Ground, Kurla West. MP Poonam Mahajan, Ravi Karve, Chief of RSS Jankalyan Samiti Kokan Prant, Sharad Khadilkar, Organising Secretary RSS Jankalyan Samiti Kokan Prant, will grace the occasion along with the Chief Minister.
The M Health App has 2 distinct features.
One is information about various medical and health services available in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane, Kalyan area, with data such as name of the Institution, Location, Contact details etc.
Another important feature is the updated data of Blood Donors in Mumbai region. This will provide blood group wise classification of blood donors with their contact details. The needy patient’s close kin have to register themselves by providing information about name of the patient, name of the hospital, address, contact nos etc and submit a request for the requirement of Blood. Once the request is registered Names and contact details of 10 blood donors will be displayed and at the same time an alert sms would be sent to the concerned 10 donors about requirement of blood.
All users of Mobile app will also receive intimation about requirement of Blood of a particular group.
There is also a facility for blood donors who would like to volunteer blood donation and offer to enroll their name in the directory. They can submit their data for inclusion in the list.