Mobile Kunji facility on toll free number in Bihar for child, pregnant mother health

How to use Mobile Kunji facility in Bihar on toll free mobile number. Watch the video of Mobile Kunji in Hindi to understand how to take care of health of child, pregnant mothers. Where to get mobile kunji cards?

Mobile Kunji is a social initiative by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in association with BBC Media Action to reduce the child mortality rate in Bihar. Kunji, which means guide in Hindi, is aimed at guiding the expectant mothers and their families to what to do during pregnancy and how to prepare for child birth.

How to use Mobile Kunji facility in Bihar on toll free number

Mobile Kunji is collection of cards. All these cards are collected together in key kings and looks like a mobile phone. Each card has a code, which you can press in your mobile to hear a audio message in interactive voice response from a doctor Anita. She is character created for this purpose so that person using this Mobile Kunji service can feel that they are talking to real doctor. These cards also carry important messages about how to take good care of health of mother and child. This is also a part of Ananya programme by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to reduce child mortality, improve health of mothers and reduce infectious diseases in Bihar. There are more than 200,000 community health workers (CHWs) who helps expectant mothers and their families in these issues. They also tell families about government health services etc. You can use this Mobile Kunji facility and Mobile Academy facility from even a simple mobile phone. No special software is required for it. What is more important is that calls to Mobile Kunji toll free number is free of cost, which means you will not have to pay anything. So if you want to listen to a message more than once, you can do it and you will not be charged for it. You can watch Mobile Kunji video in Hindi here to know more about it.

Some of the other initiatives a taken by Bihar government in association with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is Face-to-face training of community health workers (CHWs) and mobiles messages. In the face to face 3 day training programe community health workers (CHWs) of Bihar can improve their interpersonal and communication skills. They can also use this mobile messages service called Kilkari. Those who have subscribed for Kilari service will receive one call per week about pregnant women and her child's health. You can use this Kilkari service from very simple mobile phone at very less fees.

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