VOV-developed apps give online health consultations hinh anh 1VO​V General Director Nguyen The Ky addresses the ceremony to launch VOV-Doctor24 and VOV-Bacsi24 apps (Source: vov.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) on September 28 launched new smartphone and computer applications to give online health care services, with the aim of improving the health care quality for the community.

Introduced in Vietnam for the first time, the VOV-Doctor24 and VOV-Bacsi24 via video calls allow users to register for health consultation services with doctors across the country at any time.

Developed by the VOV FM89, the radio channel for health and food safety, the apps are compatible with IOS, Android and Windows users, with free 3G and 4G services support and high security. Users can also save conversations with doctors for re-listening.

Addressing the launching ceremony, VOV General Director Nguyen The Ky said that the apps are expected to help those in need of health consultations to connect with physicians amidst the overload situation in hospitals.

He also expressed his hope to receive feedback from users for timely improvement.

Meanwhile, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien lauded the introduction of the apps, saying that they will help save time and efforts of patients, especially those in remote areas, while easing overloads in hospitals.

She pledged to cooperate with the VOV to run the apps, especially in building lists of doctors and hospitals involving in the service.-VNA