eClinic: Online Health care facility

Details of the organization
Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID)
Bangladesh
Business sector entities

Information about the project
eClinic: Online Health care facility
Availability of quality health service facility in rural areas are missing, usually rural patients have to depend on the local quack or paramedics. Also the patient-doctor ratio in Bangladesh created acute challenge to offer quality service even at these facilities. e-Clinic offers to bring quality health service to rural areas by utilizing modern technology blended with ICT tools. The initiative covers awareness building and offer basic primary health care services in rural settings, specially for the women and children. After consultation, patients receive e-Prescription (including printed version) and ID for future reference.
National implementation:
Ongoing from 01/07/2011 to 31/12/2015
Business Innovation Facility, UK and Ayesha Memorial Specialized Hospital are the major Partners for this initiative.

WSIS information
* ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life
      * E-health
  • Promote gender equality & empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
  • Inclusive Business Initiative
The project is being considered as contributing to the objectives of the ITU Connect the World initiative? No