ACCESS Health Featured in The Hindu Promoting Early Breastfeeding

This article originally appeared in The Hindu. Fewer Newborns in Telangana State get Breast Milk within an Hour In Telangana just 37% of newborns are breastfed within one hour of birth. The figure is lower than national average of 41.6%. Also, two thirds of mothers in the State breastfeed exclusively for the first six months.…

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ACCESS Health Leads Premier Session on Aging at Economic Development Board Singapore Event

The Economic Development Board of Singapore organized the first "UnConference on Aging" on August 1, 2017. The "UnConference" was unlike typical conferences in that the details of the agenda were determined by the participants and not the organizers. Participants included large Singapore and multinational corporates, startups, small and medium sized businesses, business accelerators, and convenors,…

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Human Chain at Niloufer Hospital Highlights Breastfeeding as a Lifesaving Intervention

Dr. Ramesh Reddy, Director Medical Education, Telangana, kicks off a weeklong celebration of World Breastfeeding Week with event at Niloufer Hospital Hyderabad August 1, 2017. More than 100 doctors, nurses, and patients at Niloufer Hospital joined the Director Medical Education, Telangana to form a human chain in commemoration of World Breastfeeding Week, August 1 to…

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Aging Well: Seven Lessons of High Quality Affordable Elder Care – Insights from Experts in Elder Care in the United States

Aging Well: Seven Lessons of High Quality Affordable Elder Care - Insights from Experts in Elder Care in the United States profiles leading elder care workers and organizations in the United States. Meeting the healthcare and social needs of an older population is a worldwide public health challenge. Aging Well is a timely response to the global change…

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Hanamkonda Pioneers Simple Solutions to Reduce Sepsis Among Newborns

At the Government Maternity Hospital in Hanamkonda, Warangal District Telangana the Safe Care, Saving Lives team is finding simple solutions to solve major challenges affecting the health and wellbeing of mothers and newborns. In the Special Newborn Care Unit of the hospitals, infections pose one of the greatest risks. Safe Care, Saving Lives team members…

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2017 Shanghai Internet + Aging Industry Summit

The Shanghai Information Service Association held their "Internet + Aging Industry Summit" on July 4 in Shanghai. The summit is endorsed by Shanghai Economic and Information Technology Committee and Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau. ACCESS Health China Program Director Cathie Liu was invited by Shanghai Aging Tech Service Center to speak at the Summit. In her role…

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Aging Asia and the Pacific: Developing Long Term Care Systems and Effective Responses

ACCESS Health International recently participated in the Asian Development Bank conference on aging in Asia. The conference, entitled Aging Asia and the Pacific: Developing Long Term Care Systems and Effective Responses took place in late June in Manila. The regional conference brought together distinguished representatives from Asian Development Bank developing member countries, academia, government partners, development agencies,…

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Bright Start Members Visit First Respond in Shanghai

ACCESS Health China led a group of students from the Bright Start Project to visit the First Respond Shanghai office on June 28, 2017. The Chief Operations Officer of First Respond Robin Jun Lu, delivered a lecture to the students on the topic of pre hospital care. Mr. Lu described the severe challenge of pre…

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Healthcare Market Studies in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway

Sweden, Denmark, and Norway have some of the highest quality healthcare systems in the world. However, as a percentage of GDP, these Nordic countries also have some of the highest healthcare expenditures in the world. There are ample opportunities for companies and organizations from the public and private sector to enter the healthcare market in…

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