Modasta.com launches Kannada version of India’s first multi-lingual health content platform
Posted by: Clara Fernandes at 9/28/2016 01:26:00 am
- Curated by Indian doctors to offera wide range of of 1000 +health articles & videos
- 15 percent of visitors on the Modasta platform hail from Karnataka
Bangalore, 28th September 2016: Modasta.com, India’s first multi-lingual health content portal, today announced the launch of a Kannada version of the website and app. The Bangalore based health-tech start-up seeks to fill the gap in the health content space with credible information especially curated by Indian doctors. Data by Modasta reveals that a record number of 40 percent of Kannada speaking health-seekers access online health content as a first point of reference. Insights also showcase a preference for Kannada health content on topics that include, pregnancy & child care, women’s health, diet & nutrition and skin health.
Modasta boasts of 1000 plus health articles & videos on a wide range of subjects ranging from women’s health to men’s health, wellness, lifestyle diseases, taboo diseases and pediatrics amongst others. The health-conscious can also monitor their health on the Modasta platform through various health tools that include a BMI calculator, a pregnancy due date calculator and an ovulation calculator.
Modasta would also be launching Telemedicine soon and already has 500 + doctors on its platform
Bikram Barman, Co-Founder & CEO, Modasta said “Four months since the immensely successful launch of Modasta.com, which has already started getting 1.5 million plus monthly visitors, I am pleased to announce that we are extending our offering to include Kannada. Our foray into Kannada is going to be beneficial to Karnataka residents who will finally have a platform to access health related content in their own language. Plans are on the anvil to expand into other South Indian languages after the successful launch of Kannada.’’
The Modasta app is available for Android users as well as I phone users under the name ‘Modasta Health’.
Modasta, founded in 2015 is a digital healthcare platform which provides trusted, credible, multilingual medical & health related information for the Indian health seekers. Modasta delivers authenticated content in the form of articles and videos contributed by doctors and health experts. Modasta was started with a mission to use a digital platform to provide value to Indian consumers, enrich the user experience and transform healthcare digitally.
Founded by Bikram Barman, Pankaj Pandey and Dr. Geethanjali, Modasta is located in Bangalore with 50 employees and a team comprising of Doctors, Developers, and Sales& Marketing personnel. Modasta recently raised $1.5 million from a consortium of Mauritius- based HNI Investors.