Original title: Dr.SMS
Organisation: Kerala State IT Mission
Location: Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA
The Trivandrum-based Kerala State Information Technology Mission launched a mobile-based health information delivery project called Dr.SMS in May 2008, taking into account the high mobile penetration levels (72%) of Kerala. The Dr.SMS project is aimed at comprehensive delivery of health-related information via SMS. After a successful pilot in the city of Kozhikode in Kerala, with an average of 200 transactions a day, the project was expanded to other districts.