The ThaiHealth, the Folk Doctor Foundation and Open Dream Co Ltd made a press conference to launch the mobile application ‘DoctorMe’ for mobile phone users with iOS, including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Interested users can now download the application free of charge.
DoctorMe provides health care advice in Thai language and enables users to search for initial consultations on how to take care of themselves when in sickness, including types of household and herbal medicine to be used to cure their sickness based on the handbook of folk doctors.
After the application was launched on 18 August 2011, it was ranked first within four hours after its debut. It was reported that 25% of Thai iOS users or 450,000 people have already downloaded this mobile application.
In the future, ‘DoctorMe’ will be developed for other devices. Interested users can download the application free via http://doctorme.in.th.