The EquityTool is a simplified method to quickly and easily assess client wealth profiles, dividing clients into wealth quintiles based on Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data. The tool was launched in December 2015, and has already seen more than 30,000 surveys completed. But it’s not the sheer numbers of users that gets us excited – it’s the impact the EquityTool is making.
Micronutrients are substances only needed in miniscule amounts but that are essential for our bodies to produce enzymes, hormones, and other substances fundamental to growth and development. Read more to find out how five innovative programs are delivering micronutrients to reduce deficiencies and end malnutrition.
People living with disabilities face multiple challenges in the workplace and in their communities. Several organizations profiled on the Center for Health Market Innovations database are improving the lives of people with disabilities.
Living with an elderly parent or relative can significantly alter an individual’s lifestyle. A large amount of time that would have been allocated for leisure is instead devoted to caring for the elderly and added domestic responsibilities.
Indigenous people are among the most marginalized populations in the world, leading to inequalities in health status. However, there are innovative health programs dedicated to facilitating services to directly address these health inequities. Click to learn more about how these programs are improving care for indigenous communities.
The first ever Takeda Digital Healthcare Innovation Challenge has just been launched in the Philippines!
We’re seeking amazing health tech startups from all over the world to apply and pitch in Manila, PH once selected.
By Theresa Rager
Reposted from Devex.com. Original article by Priya Agrawal and Gina Lagomarsino