National Rural Health Mission

Health at Hand

Publication Date: 
February 18, 2013

By Aarti Dhar

India can learn some lessons from Uganda where social media and technology are being harnessed to assist health care and education systems

“No drugs in clinic?” People can just SMS the complaint to 8200 -- a free health service complaints hotline. Any citizen in Uganda can report a health service delivery complaint to this toll-free SMS hotline.