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Project ID: 1350939811
Entity: Bangladesh - Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID)
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Activity: eClinic: Online Health care facility
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Activity description: 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.
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Entity from: Asia and Pacific - Bangladesh
Geographical coverage of the activity: National
WSIS action lines related to this activity:
Theme 7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life [E-health]
Related MDGs:
MDG 3. Promote gender equality & empower women
MDG 4. Reduce child mortality
MDG 5. Improve maternal health
MDG 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases
Activity type: , Inclusive Business Initiative
Time scale: Ongoing: 01/07/2011 - 31/12/2015
Partners: Business Innovation Facility, UK and Ayesha Memorial Specialized Hospital are the major Partners for this initiative.


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