Swedish fintech and well being firm Milvik Bima has launched its cell well being app in Bangladesh.
WHAT IT’S ABOUT
Based on a press assertion, the Milvik Well being+ app combines fee instruments and e-commerce for healthcare.
It additionally has telehealth options that permit customers to talk with their docs and maintain monitor of their appointments and follow-up calls. They’ll additionally entry their medical historical past via the app.
Customers may also earn well being factors that are collected with each in-app fee of their well being subscriptions. These factors may be redeemed for healthcare merchandise, akin to medicines, medical tools, well being and health wearables, oral and eye care merchandise, and dietary gadgets.
Furthermore, the app permits customers to handle their well being subscriptions with versatile fee choices and the flexibility to replace the small print of their members of the family. They’re additionally in a position to monitor their well being financial savings.
WHY IT MATTERS
Based in 2010, Milvik Bima provides telemedicine, specialist care, well being screening, personalised well being applications, medication supply, laboratory testing, and insurance coverage.
The corporate first entered Bangladesh in 2012. It additionally operates in eight different international locations throughout Asia and Africa.
Bringing fintech into digital well being will assist slender the hole in healthcare entry in Bangladesh, in accordance with Reynold D’Silva, Milvik Bima’s international chief development officer and managing director for Asia.
With a well being pockets characteristic on the Milvik Well being+ app, Milvik Bangladesh will be capable of supply a broad vary of healthcare advantages to prospects and make healthcare entry extra accessible, mentioned Nation Supervisor Ankur Basu.
In the meantime, the corporate is working with its implementation accomplice, ACCESS Well being Worldwide, to discover public-private funding alternatives.
Based on Statista, the digital well being market in Bangladesh is seen to be price $371.5 million this yr. It’s projected to develop to $631.6 million by 2026, rising at a 14.19% CAGR.
The Administration Info System unit of the Directorate Basic of Well being Providers is main Bangladesh’s digital well being transformation by fostering a supportive atmosphere for digital innovation. This contains enabling an built-in well being data system, creating digital well being information for each citizen, and harnessing inhabitants well being information utilizing AI.
Because of the nation’s efforts to allow digital well being innovation, extra startups have sprung up in recent times, together with the e-pharmacy Arogga and telehealth supplier Daktar Bondhu, which each launched in 2020.