Village Social Entrepreneurs in Healthcare

Village Social Entrepreneurs in Healthcare

It is a general tendency of human beings especially rural people to approach the Doctor only when the condition of the patient becomes grave. Preventive healthcare has not yet been inculcated in our society. To create awareness among people on the usefulness of health screening under the preventive healthcare initiative, Vodafone Idea Limited in partnership with Public Health Technologies Trust (PHTT) implemented a project Village Social Entrepreneurs in Healthcare with twin objectives i.e., heath screening and creating health entrepreneurs.

Implementing partner: Public Health Technologies Trust (PHTT)

Project objectives:

  • Connect frontline health workers with digital diagnostic
  • Create social health entrepreneurs and
  • Provide economical diagnostic health test at one centre through tele medicine.

Project Locations: Haryana, UP, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and AP.

Year of Implementation: 2016-17 and 2017-18.

Project outreach: More than one lakh people have undergone digital diagnostic tests