Asiacell introduces mobile health service

Operator offers daily and weekly health updates for both prepaid and postpaid users.

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Asiacell introduces mobile health service  Asiacell's mobile health service enables its subscribers in the country to get latest updates on specific health topics of their choice.
By  Nithyasree Trivikram Published  July 5, 2011

Iraqi operator Asiacell has launched the mobile health content download and SMS service for its customers in the country.

The service is available for Asiacell's both prepaid and postpaid subscribers.

The new service offers Asiacell subscribers useful information on health practices, in addition to the latest updates on specific health topics of their choice. The operator offers a weekly health update as a downloadable service covering topics such as sports and fitness, mental health, and emergency medicine.

Asiacell's daily SMS service includes health topics covering women's health, men's health, children's health, dieting, mental health, and diabetes. To subscribe to the daily SMS service, subscribers need to send a blank SMS message to the toll-free short code "2330", and then send their preferred health topic, which they can choose from a list that will be automatically sent via SMS, to short code "2331".  This service costs IQD 2,500 ($2.14) per month.

Subscribers can also download content by sending the number "1" to short code "2332" for sports and fitness information, or to "2333" for mental health information, or to "2334" for emergency medicine information. This service costs IQD 2,000 ($1.71) per month.

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