Mobile Academy: Healthcare training program for community health workers (CHWs) in Bihar

How to get mobile based healthcare training service called mobile academy in Bihar. Rates of mobile academy healthcare training service in Bihar. Community health workers (CHWs) can get certifications for training attended on mobile under Ananya mobile academy mobile healthcare training service in Bihar.

People of Bihar can now get the training in basic healthcare services in Bihar using the mobile phone. This healthcare training on Mobile in Bihar is known as mhealthcare. To know more about how can you get training in healthcare services on mobile and how can you get a certificate for your training which you did on mobile phone, read this article.

How to get mobile based healthcare training and certification under mobile academy in Bihar

In the last 10 years, we have seen quite boom in the number of mobile phone users not only in India but in the state of Bihar as well. Though mobile phones are primarily used for talking with other person, but now sensing the opportunity that now almost all families in Bihar have mobile phone or have access to mobile phone, many services mobile based services have been launched in India and Bihar. One of the most important among those mobile based services is mhealthcare service in Bihar.

This program is part of Ananya, which is a program by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It includes an interactive voice response training program (IVR-based training program). This mobile based training program for community health workers (CHWs) in Bihar is called Mobile Academy and it is expected to benefit more than 200,000 healthcare workers in Bihar. For those who don't know, what an interactive voice response training program, let me tell you that it is simple training program where you dial a number from your mobile phone, then you will select the option you are looking for by dialling the numbers of your choice (just like customer care service). By dialling the number and a short code you can complete your audio-based training course, which is divided into chapters just like text book. After completing this mhealthcare training program, you will get a certificate by the Government of Bihar. More than 4,000 healthcare workers in Bihar have already attended this mobile based healthcare training program in Bihar and have also received the certificates for it. Using this service community health workers (CHWs) can get the knowledge of 10 life-saving health actions.

There is more good news for all those who are willing to make use of this mobile based healthcare training facility in Bihar. 5 major telecom operators in Bihar have agreed to offer these IVR services for mobile healthcare training at discounted price. They will charge you Rs 0.5 per minute for this interactive voice response training course. The mobile operators which have agreed to provide these services at discounted rates are Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Tata Indicom/Docomo and Reliance. So if you are using the services of any of these operators you can avail mobile based healthcare training at discounted rates in Bihar. Though BSNL is not providing this service at discounted rates now, but soon it may also provide this mhealthcare service at discounted rates. Similar program will soon be started in other states of India. So even if you are not from Bihar and want to attend this training program, you will soon be able to do so.

There are some other social initiatives by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in association with BBC Media Action. You can get more information about Mobile Kunji here.

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