Indonesian digital well being firm Alodokter has acquired the being pregnant app Diary Bunda from Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corp. for an undisclosed sum.
In the meantime, Marubeni additionally pledged an funding to Alodokter’s dad or mum firm, Singapore-based Ranelagh, which additionally operates the physician platform Alomedika.
WHY IT MATTERS
Launched in 2020, Diary Bunda supplies personalised medical info and content material on childbirth and maternal care, in search of to deal with the rising societal problem of kid underdevelopment. It’s reported that round 1.5 million infants or about 30% of all kids born in Indonesia every year are underdeveloped.
The being pregnant app, based on Alodokter, has “gained important reputation” amongst Indonesian moms in recent times, now having a month-to-month energetic person base of 100,000.
THE LARGER TREND
Alodokter has been pursuing its enlargement plans and improvement of recent merchandise on its platform over the previous years. It just lately obtained an undisclosed funding from Telkom Group’s MDI Ventures and Samsung Ventures for this endeavour.
ON THE RECORD
Alodokter stated it goals to boost the digital healthcare expertise of all moms in Indonesia because it expands its vary of healthcare providers.
“We are going to proceed to offer user-friendly and high-quality digital healthcare options to the broader group, guaranteeing that each Alodokter and Diary Bunda app stays a dependable and complete useful resource for the group of Indonesian moms,” it stated in a Linkedin publish.