Rural

BIVE

Colombia
BIVE is a health insurance scheme which targets low income populations to make quality healthcare services more affordable and accessible.

Mama Rescue

Mama Rescue is a cloud-based emergency transportation system that helps mothers access skilled & emergency obstetric care. Mothers use mobile-phone based vouchers to get transportation either from home to health center, or from health center to hospital, in an effort to reduce transport time.

doctHERs

Pakistan
doctHERs is a novel healthcare marketplace that connects female doctors to millions of under served patients in real-time while leveraging online technology. doctHERs circumvents sociocultural barriers that restrict women to their homes, access to quality healthcare and inclusion in the profession.

Kangu

Bolivia, Burundi, Guatemala, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Uganda
Kangu has a big dream: every woman in the world has a safe birth. Kangu’s crowdfunding platform is designed to help put an end to preventable maternal & newborn deaths by enabling microdonors to support life-saving health services for pregnant women (mamas) & their babies in need, globally.

Health Builders

Rwanda
Health Builders is a non-governmental organization that is dedicated to strengthening healthcare systems through management, infrastructure, and technology initiatives so that every person has access to high quality healthcare.

CycleTel Humsafar

India
CycleTel Humsafar, a family planning method directly on their phone. Based on the Standard Days Method (SDM), CycleTel Humsafar helps a woman identify which days during her menstrual cycle she is most likely to become pregnant and alerts her on fertile days.

cStock

Malawi
cStock, a text message (SMS)-based, web accessible logistics management information system for community-level health products. By improving communication on stock levels, cStock facilitated decision-making throughout the supply chain and reduced transport time and costs

Informed Push Model (IPM)

Senegal
The IPM is a distribution model that adapts principles used in commercial distribution to the public health sector. The IPM addresses common supply chain obstacles of transportation, quantification, data availability, and financial flows

Airtel Insurance with MicroEnsure

Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Zambia
Airtel rewards loyal customers (who registered for the product by dialing a shortcode) with free insurance as long as they spent a minimum amount of airtime (usually $2). The more a customer spent with the telecom, the more health insurance could be earned

Boticas Similares (BOSI)

BOSI is adapted from the TISA Guatemala model, and works to improve health by expanding access to essential medicines in rural Mexican communities. The network is managed by Farmacias Similares but stores are owned and operated by community residents who receive training, financing and support.

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