Health

Billions of people suffer from preventable diseases because they have no access to medical help and prevention. We can fight these diseases effectively but healthcare is unequally distributed.

Medical research must focus on poverty-induced diseases of the developing world. We support organisations that supply prevention, medical staff and affordable medication to the poor.

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News Solar for Clean Water

Clean water is essential for life. The importance of a clean drop of water can be realised on a trip to a village in Rajasthan or a town in sub-saharan Africa. On the other hand, water is taken for granted in most of the developed countries whereas in a developing country, finding access to safe drinking water can be a great hassle. Read on

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News Getting Tough on Tuberculosis

The Indian government has declared that it plans to tackle Tuberculosis (TB) and the new antibiotic-resistant strains which have emerged recently, looking to carry out an action plan over the next five years as part of the country's Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP). Read on

News ClikJaundice: Using the Phone to Monitor Jaundice in Newborns

In recent years the Indian healthcare industry has been growing rapidly; it is expected to become a US $280 billion industry by 2020. However, for low-income people often living in rural areas, limited access to healthcare continues to be an ongoing challenge, especially in the case of jaundice detection for newborns. Read on

Video Mobile Technology and the Future of Healthcare

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Wissen India’s ‘Pink Revolution’

India has already seen the ‘green’ and ‘white’ revolutions in its food industry come to pass; it now seems well on its way to realising a ‘pink revolution’ too; the modernisation of meat production processes. Is going pink a health and environmental hazard in the making? Read on

Organisation D-Rev

D-Rev is a non-profit product development company focused on the needs of the poor. We design and deliver world-class, affordable health technologies. Read on