Wednesday, January 21

TeleDoc : A social enterprise in low cost healthcare

Jiva Institutes has developed TeleDoc project which has won the World Summit Award. Jiva is a non-profit organisation that fosters sustainable development in India using technology innovations to improve education, health and entrepreneurship.

TeleDoc uses leading-edge communications capabilities to bring high-quality healthcare directly to people living in rural India. The local healthcare workers enters disease symptoms and patient information into databases over the widely-available GPRS mobile networks. Doctors retrieve that information at a central clinic, where they input diagnoses, prescriptions and treatment for retrieval by the local staff. It is a low-cost, highly effective and broadly applicable solution with broad content support.

TeleDoc >> In the News | Background |TeleDoc Technology | Project Beneficiaries | Financials | Social Returns

Jiva also runs and provides training and courses in Ayurved and runs a store called AyurBuyer.