Truecaller, the world’s most trusted and accurate Caller ID and telephone search engine, has partnered with MapmyIndia and FactChecker to further improve the Covid Healthcare Directory feature. This feature was launched for all Android users in April 2021 and with the new associations it will continue to provide easy access to a large set of updated information.
MapmyIndia, the leading location-based IOT platform in India, brings over 60,000 Covid-related points of interest including all vaccination centers across the country, covid designated hospitals, test centers and so on. Users can easily access details and a location map by tapping on the MapmyIndia banner inside Truecaller. FactChecker, on the other hand, is Indiaâ€™s first dedicated fact check initiative that has a team to constantly verify contact numbers included in Covid Relief. The platform helps people reach out to the right contacts in their hour of need, providing quick relief to patients.
Commenting on the integration, Rohan Verma, CEO & Executive Director, MapmyIndia said â€œIn MapmyIndiaâ€™s mission to combat Covid 19, we are fortunate to partner with Truecaller. The embedded MapmyIndia widget will enable Truecallerâ€™s 200 million Indian users to identify or navigate to covid designated hospitals, test centers, care centers, vaccination centers and more. With information at a glance, this partnership can help save precious lives,â€
â€œWe are happy to join hands with Truecaller to expand the reach of www.sosindia4u.com an extension of our fact-checking work – first-hand verification of resources. We are glad our mission to take users to verified and trustworthy information on medical resources as well as organizations to whom they wish to donate to millions around the country” said Govindraj Ethiraj, television & print journalist.
Sharing his thoughts on the partnership Rishit Jhunjhunwala, MD India, Truecaller said â€œDuring 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 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.â€
People use Truecaller to stay ahead. It helps them know whoâ€™s getting in touch by providing a search engine for telephone numbers, filtering out unwanted calls & SMS and focusing on what really matters. The company provides services such as a dialer that offers caller ID, spam detection, messaging & more. Truecallerâ€™s mission is to build trust everywhere by making communication safe & efficient. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, the company was founded in 2009 by Alan Mamedi & Nami Zarringhalam. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Atomico & Kleiner Perkins.