Truecaller expands COVID-19 healthcare directory, partners with MapMyIndia and FactChecker

By Digit NewsDesk | Published on 25 May 2021
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Truecaller inks partnership with MapMyIndia and FactChecker

  • The app now has a Covid Relief tab with updated information

  • Truecaller now shows accurate COVID-19 related information

Truecaller expands COVID-19 healthcare directory, partners with MapMyIndia and FactChecker
Truecaller expands COVID-19 healthcare directory, partners with MapMyIndia and FactChecker

Truecaller has announced its partnership with MapMyIndia and FactChecker to expand its COVID-19 healthcare directory feature. The directory was recently introduced in India. Truecaller COVID-19 healthcare directories let users view extensive COVID-19 information that is updated in real-time. Truecaller had earlier released its COVID-19 healthcare directory feature for beta users and now it has been updated with data sourced and verified from MapMyIndia and FactChecker.

MapMyIndia has an integrated widget under the new Covid Relief tab which lets you view over 60,000 COVID-related locations including hospitals, vaccination centres, test labs, and more. Users can search in their city or can manually enter the name of the city. Meanwhile, FactChecker brings verified contact details of people involved in COVID relief work. 

“During these unprecedented times, Truecaller is committed to doing everything possible to extend help to communities and those on the frontlines to battle these challenging times. With this partnership with MapmyIndia and FactChecker, we are hopeful to provide people with some relief with finding the right locations and verified contacts for hospitals, beds, and basic medical facilities. We are optimistic that the new feature will be able to provide some assistance for medical requirements and help our mission of fighting the virus together,” said Rishit Jhunjhunwala, MD India, Truecaller.

How to use the COVID-19 healthcare tab in Truecaller?

You can view the COVID-19 healthcare directory in the Truecaller Android app. There is a new Covid Relief tab that will let you view real-time contact details of hospitals, vaccination centres near you. To view the COVID-19 healthcare directory:

  1. Open the Truecaller app and tap on the top-left icon

  2. From the list of options, tap on Covid Relief

Here you will see a Covid Relief map that is powered by MapMyIndia along with district-wise contact details of hospitals and much more. 

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