Department of Health, Government of Delhi and LocalCircles establish online community for Swine Flu awareness and improving Healthcare in Delhi

Community to help improve the understanding and precautions of H1N1 allow for knowledge/experience exchange

Post Swine Flu, community to enable citizen participation in improving Delhi Health Care Governance and Systems

Over 25,000 Delhi citizens already given access to the community

March 17, 2015, New Delhi: The Department of Health & Family Welfare, under the leadership of Satyender Jain has established an online citizen community to create awareness about various aspects of Swine Flu, facilitate knowledge/experience exchange between citizens and together fight Swine Flu in Delhi.

This unique initiative aims at enhancing the interaction between the citizens and communication from Department of Health. Using this online citizen community, Department of Health will update/alert citizens on the latest facts/information on swine flu, the precautions one should take against it. Citizens will also be able to share experiences, ask questions, find information from other fellow citizens.

In addition to Swine Flu awareness, the Department of Health will utilize the community to seek citizen views on Issues, Root Causes, and Solutions related to various aspects of Healthcare in Delhi with the objective of improving transparency and governance in Healthcare

“Government-Citizen connect and public participation to improve healthcare in the state of Delhi is a welcome move and LocalCircles is happy to be an enabler for it”, said Sachin Taparia, Chairman and CEO of LocalCircles. “Community and Government are both enablers of accountability so I expect that this initiative will play a significant role in making the healthcare system of Delhi more transparent”, continued Taparia.

Many leading Doctors of Delhi will also be invited to this community and citizens would be able to seek local provider references, expert advice and community opinion on various aspects of health. Citizens will also be able to rate Doctors, Hospitals and related services on the platform.

All citizens of Delhi are requested to join this community by visiting https://www.localcircles.com/a/ and use INVITE code – HEALTHYDELHI.

About LocalCircles - LocalCircles takes Social Media to the next level and makes it about Communities, Governance and Utility. It enables citizens to connect with communities for most aspects of urban daily life like Neighborhood, Constituency, City, Government, Causes, Interests and Needs, seek information/assistance when needed, come together for various initiatives and improve their urban daily life. LocalCircles is free for citizens and always will be! For more information, please visit: https://www.localcircles.com/a/

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