ACCESS Health China’s Bright Start Project Going Strong

As part of its support for its partner, the Non-Profit Incubator, and the Bright Start Project, ACCESS Health China participated in recruitment sessions in four different colleges in Shanghai and conducted a series of online and offline training sessions for students in November. More than two hundred students joined the November training sessions. Bright Start…

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A New Toolkit for Medical Audit Practitioners: Ensuring Quality Across Health Systems

A New Toolkit for Medical Audit Practitioners: Ensuring Quality Across Health Systems

This post originally appeared on the Joint Learning Network blog. Medical audit systems are crucial to improving the quality of patient care and making efficiency gains in health care systems. But many countries struggle with the complexities of establishing or strengthening their medical audit schemes. The Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage (JLN), in collaboration…

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Modern Aging Open Day: Hong Kong and Mainland China

ACCESS Health China organized a Modern Aging Open Day inviting mentors from Hong Kong and Mainland China to give guidance on innovative projects that are aimed at improving the quality of life and wellbeing of the elderly. It was the first time inviting mentors to participate virtually from different geographic locations. Two distinguished mentors participated…

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ACCESS Health China Co Organizes Fourth National Innovation for the Elderly Competition

ACCESS Health China recently co organized the Fourth National Innovation for the Elderly Competition. This was  the second time ACCESS Health participated in the competition. This year, ACCESS Health participated in the recruitment process for new projects, designing the training program, offering training, judging the semifinal completion, and conducting research on global trends in aging…

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World Renowned Lactation Expert Helps India’s NICUs Overcome Barriers to Breastfeeding

World renowned lactation expert and professor in pediatrics and nursing, Paula Meier PhD, visited Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICUs) across Telangana to help nurses and staff to implement a process of quality improvement to help them overcome the barriers to feeding NICU newborns mother's milk. Dr. Meier heads the RUSH human milk research team in…

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A Promise to Save the Lives of Preterm Babies on World Prematurity Day

Healthcare leaders in Telangana joined together at Niloufer Hospital to pledge their support to improve health outcomes for babies born preterm. Premature birth and low birthweight is a leading cause of infant mortality in India. At Niloufer Hospital today, Dr. K Manohar, CEO of the Aarogyasri Health Care Trust, and Dr. Ramesh Reddy, Director Medical…

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Straits Times: Innovations to Help Ageing Population Receive Seed Funding

Straits Times recently published a story about the business selected as finalists in the Modern Aging accelerator program. Read the original post here or the original by journalist Ng Huiwen, below. Senior citizens with visual disabilities could soon get help to “read” while wearing a ring on their finger. Using the FingerReader, they can simply point at words or…

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Cradle to grave: Neonatal care in poor health in Telangana

Telangana Today recently published an in depth report on our maternal and newborn child work in Telangana, India. Read the original post here or the excerpt from the post below. The population of Telangana State is roughly close to 3.5 crore or 35 million out of which at present the birth cohort for the newly formed State…

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A new approach to Public Health: Transforming Maternal and Newborn Care in Telangana

HealthCare India recently published an in depth report on our maternal and newborn child work in Telangana, India. Read the original post here or the excerpt from the post below. More than 659,000 newborn babies die every year in India. It is the highest number of newborn deaths in the world. The country also accounts…

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ACCESS Health India Supporting Universal Health Coverage in Kerala

ACCESS Health has been providing technical support for ongoing health systems reforms in Kerala that will move the state closer to the long term goal of universal health coverage. ACCESS Health has been working closely with the Department of Health and National Health Mission in Kerala since 2014. The health sector reform program in Kerala…

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