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Energize the Chain

African continent
Energize the Chain (EtC) was founded to address the problem of child deaths due to vaccine-preventable diseases. By facilitating public-private partnerships among ministries of health and the telecommunication industry, EtC can capitalize on the power and data transfer capabilities available at cell towers, the organization provides reliable power and remote monitoring, which are essential to preserving vaccine effectiveness, a sustainable and scalable solution.

Marie Stopes Society (Pakistan)

Pakistan
Marie Stopes Society (MSS) is a social enterprise that provides comprehensive reproductive health services for people throughout Pakistan. Our aim, ultimately, is to increase access to reproductive health information and services that empower women, men, young people and families to lead healthier lives.

Ekialo Kiona Suba Youth Radio (EK-FM)

The Ekialo Kiona Suba Youth Radio or EK-FM is a for-youth, by-youth community radio station on Mfangano Island, Kenya. Produced in Suba language, EK FM affords a unique channel to target the health crisis and marginalization of the Abasuba people through expression, solidarity, and revitalization of heritage and culture.

iKure Techsoft

India
India’s healthcare sector remains critically flawed with a shortage of facilities, manpower, and resources. iKure, a social entrepreneurial rural health care venture was formed to provide accessible and affordable primary health care using a technology innovation called WHIMS.

Huduma Poa Health Network

Kenya
Huduma Poa Health Network is social franchise run by Kisumu Medical and Education Trust (K-MET) in 15 counties in Kenya. This franchise is run in partnership with Population Services Kenya Goldstar Network and the Kenyan Ministry of Health.

Ujjwal Network

India
Ujjwal Network is a social franchise with 6,000 community-based workers and 18,000 outlets in rural areas across Bihar and Orissa, providing family planning, safe abortion and post-abortion services.

OK

Nepal
OK (formerly Sun Quality Health Network) in Nepal is managed by PSI/Nepal and is a family planning social franchise.

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