Wednesday, 10 October 2018

‘MedWatch’ First mobile health app in the three Armed Services and for citizens of India | Ministry of Defence

‘MedWatch’ First mobile health app in the three Armed Services | Ministry of Defence 

Press Information Bureau 
Government of India 
Ministry of Defence 

Dated:- 09-October-2018 
Mobile Health app for citizens of India Launched by IAF on Air Force Day 
On the occasion of 86th anniversary, the Indian Air Force has launched an innovative mobile health App named ‘MedWatch’ in keeping with the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Digital India, Ayushman Bharat and Mission Indradhanush’. The app is conceived by the doctors of IAF and developed in house by Directorate of Information Technology (DIT) with ZERO financial outlay. 

‘MedWatch’ will provide correct, Scientific and authentic health information to airwarriors and all citizens of India. The app is available on and comprises of host of features like information on basic First Aid, Health topics and Nutritional Facts; reminders for timely Medical Review, Vaccination and utility tools like Health Record Card, BMI calculator, helpline numbers and web links. 

‘MedWatch’ is the first mobile health app in the three Armed Services and was launched by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff, on Air Force Day,’ at New Delhi on 08 Oct 18. The app was also displayed and showcased to the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India at Air House in the evening. 

The MedWatch mobile health app is an Indian Air Force initiative and a small contribution to our citizen. 


MedWatch is an innovative mobile Health Application designed by IAF with the aim of providing health information, reminders and utility tools to all citizens of India. 
The features of this app are information on basic first aid, health topics, nutritional facts; reminders tools for vaccination, medical review and important health days. It also has utility tools like health record card, BMI calculator and important helpline numbers and web links.
  • Scan QR Code to Download Application:
  • Current Version: 1.0
  • Updated 07-Oct-2018 5:21:56 PM
  • Min. required Android version: Android 4.0 - Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Category: health
  • Price: Free
  • Developer: Indian Air Force
  • Contact Info: 7030396555
  • Email-Id: sunil1030(at)yahoo(dot)com


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