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DHA launches official channel for BBM users.

DHA BBM Channel will bring the most important DHA related news and events to BBM users across BlackBerry, Android and iPhone smartphones in real time.

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched on Saturday its official BBM Channel on Black Berry Messenger.

Every day, the DHA BBM Channel will bring the most important DHA related news and events to BBM users across BlackBerry, Android and iPhone smartphones in real time. Users can also react and post comments on DHA's BBM channel.

Ghanim Lootah, Director of Institutional Marketing and Communications at the DHA, said: "With this launch, DHA can now reach an audience of more than 85 million active BBM users per month and this includes Android and iPhone devices users."

Every Thursday for over a year, DHA hosts a Twitter Clinic known as #smart_clinic, which is a two-hour live clinic that hosts DHA health professionals who disseminate vital health and wellbeing tips and information to its Twitter Followers.

Lootah said: "Customers will be able to comment on posts within the channel, chat with the channel owner when the owner is available for chats, and invite their BBM contacts to the DHA channel." He added that customers will receive notifications whenever something new is posted or when someone has replied to or liked one of the customer's comments.

To download the channel, you can install the blackberry app, create an account, invite friends and then go onto the list option, where you will see channel. Then you can search for Dubai Health Authority and add channel.

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Publication:Khaleej Times (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Date:Aug 25, 2014
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