Placing Health In The Hands Of Communities Left Furthest Behind.
Health in Your Hands highlights innovations and innovative technology solutions that serve health settings for those left furthest behind and with the potential to scale globally. These range from market-driven enterprises that deliver products and services to simple mobile-based applications and hardware innovations delivered directly to healthcare workers and patients.
50 Solutions Serving "Those Left Furthest Behind"
Explore the first 50 innovations
doctHERs is an impact-driven social enterprise that trains, equips (with tablets and 4G connectivity) and deploys female frontline health workers in rural villages across Pakistan. doctHERs uses a digital health platform to match the under-utilized capacity of female healthcare providers (who would otherwise be excluded from the workforce) to the unmet needs of health-seekers.
mothers2mothers (m2m) employs and trains local women living with HIV as community health workers called Mentor Mothers. They provide education and support to women, children, and adolescents— Their three core client groups include — access vital medical services, adhere to any treatment, and stay in care.
1001fontaines provide safe drinking water to rural communities through an innovative social business model. In an effort to combat waterborne diseases, this model enables rural populations to produce safe drinking water themselves through the creation of social micro-enterprises
Living Goods’ vision is a world where every family can easily access the healthcare they need to survive and thrive. Its approach works and is affordable: they support networks of government Community Health Workers with the resources they need to effectively save and improve lives at people’s doorsteps—digital technology, lifesaving medicines, ongoing training and motivating compensation.
Access To Care Initiative, Community Life Centres and Digital Connected Care Coalition by Philips
Philips goal is to improve the health and well-being of 2.5 billion people per year through meaningful innovation. As part of this, enable access to care for 400 million people a year in underserved communities by 2030
Merck For Mothers by Merck
Merck for Mothers is Merck’s USD $500 million global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life. Over the past nine years, they have reached more than 11 million women around the world through programs promoting safe, high quality, respectful care.
reach52 is a social enterprise designed to address a broad range of health indicators in rural and remote regions through enhanced access to primary care and public health services. This is accomplished through use of community-integrated, data-driven peer worker networks; innovative market strategies for medicines and micro-insurance; and a proprietary offline-first mHealth platform
Banka BioLoo is women led business organization engaged in promoting and developing innovative environmental friendly products and services for Human Waste Management System. They deal with the problem of open defecation that takes place every day. Their technology helps in degrading Human waste in the most effective manner.
Previously D-Rev, a global team of designers, engineers, medical professionals, and business minds, working out of India, Kenya, and USA. We are united by our belief that no matter where you live, you should have access to world-class medical treatment.
Mission 10 Cents by Biocon
To reinforce their commitment to enable universal access, Biocon is making recombinant human insulin available at less than 10 cents per day in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). At 10 cents a day, their insulin could be a game changer for patients who currently pay almost three times the price for the therapy in LMICs.
HealthPhone offers access to an in-depth library of the main health issues that cause child and maternal mortality. It aims to make basic health knowledge available to all and especially those who do not have access to a qualified health worker and those that are illiterate.
Praesens developed an all-terrain truck-based, autonomous and connected mobile biosafety laboratory (MBS-Lab) that includes an isolator for safe handling of samples.No extensive set-up or installation time is required, once on-site the MBS-Lab can be operational within the hour and moves easily between sites, which is useful during an epidemic investigation. The MBS-Lab can be operational all year long.
Ignite Medical Services (IMS)
Ignite Medical Services (IMS) is disrupting healthcare in rural communities, providing remote health centers with a holistic solution consisting of solar energy, satellite-based connectivity, and advanced technology, tailor-made for on-field diagnosis and treatment.
Forus Health is a medical technology start up founded in 2010 by a group of engineers with the goal to eradicate avoidable blindness. Over the years Forus Health has designed and developed affordable technology solutions to increase access and affordability of eye care.