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media lab asia ca sh community based accessible sustainable health

MEDIA LAB ASIAca:shCommunity-based, accessible & sustainable health

Digital Nations Brunch

Nov. 28, 2001

Vishwanath Anantraman

Nathan Eagle

Vikram Sheel Kumar

ca sh mission statement
ca:sh – mission statement

To build a health geographical information

system that provides medical decision

support and logistic support for maternal

and child health in rural India.

public health system in rural india
Public health system in rural India

PHC

ANM

ANM

ANM

ANM

ANM

ANM

VILLAGES

PHC: Primary Health Center

ANM: Auxiliary Nurse & Midwife

the auxiliary nurse and midwife
The Auxiliary Nurse and Midwife
  • The lowest node in rural health, she travels from house to house and visits the PHC once/2 weeks.
  • She is educated and familiar with English.
  • Generally 5000 patients come under her care
a handheld based health platform to augment the anm s services
A handheld-based health platform to augment the ANM’s services
  • Logistic Support
    • To address resource allocation problems
  • Medical Decision Support
    • To bring greater expertise to the village-level
  • Behavior Modification
    • As preventative medicine is the most cost-effective type
logistic support
Logistic Support
  • Immunization scheduling
    • 98 % of all vaccines for the Expanded Program on Immunization are funded by the government.
    • Only 55% of 1 year old children are immunized to measles.

An immunization schedule held by an ANM in Andhra Pradesh

medical decision support
Medical decision support
  • Pregnancy risk scoring
  • Growth charting
    • XML-based applications running on a linux handheld
    • To add value to the rich data being collected
behavior modification
Behavior modification
  • Increase drug compliance
      • 87 % of all pregnant women in rural India are anemic, most of which is preventable with Fe or B12 + Folic Acid
  • Increase accountability of health workers
scalability
Scalability
  • How can we turn this project into a local business?
  • Additional non-medical applications?
    • Dristi (gov't complaints – egovernance), Tarahaat (ecommerce)
  • Existing Infrastructure
    • PHO – rural ‘phone shops’ in 60% of villages
    • Bicycle Bandwidth?
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What we are doing

  • Create a platform that can be dual-use:
      • voice messaging
      • photo sending
      • GIS surveys
      • photo printing
  • Discover what works

OLS

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Team

Vishwanath Anantraman

Nathan Eagle

Reshma Khilnani

Vikram Kumar

Tarjei Mikkelsen

Advisor: Sandy Pentland