ACCESS Health India Speaks at Healers of India Awards

ACCESS Health India Country Director Siddhartha Bhattacharya was invited to speak at India's inaugural Healers of India awards. Created by Network 19 and Apollo Hospitals Group, Healers of India is a groundbreaking initiative created to identify and honor unsung heroes working to ensure better healthcare for India's rural population. Siddhartha spoke about the role of…

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Xinshuo Project Campus Tours

The Xinshuo Project, which is launched as part of a partnership between the Non-Profit Incubator and ACCESS Health China, prepares undergraduate students to enter the health work force by improving their understanding of the digital health industry. In March, the project launched a series of promotional events at universities across Shanghai. These universities included Shanghai…

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ACCESS Health China at the Microsoft Non Profit IT Day

As part of its ongoing effort to strengthen support for nonprofits, Microsoft hosted a Non Profit IT Day at Shanghai Cheers Club on March 21. The event was initiated and organized by Microsoft and the Non-Profit Incubator. ACCESS Health China presented at the event, and participated as a co organizer. Linguo Li, ACCESS Health China…

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India’s Fiscal Devolution and Impact on Healthcare

The health system in India is undergoing significant change, moving from a system that was heavily reliant on the central government to one that encourages decreased central control and increased decision making at the state level. The move to more decentralized operations is also accompanied by a significant increase in the transfer of untied tax…

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Updates from the Joint Learning Network in India

This post originally appeared as part of the Joint Learning Network’s monthly newsletter. ACCESS Health is one of the founders of the Joint Learning Network, an innovative knowledge network for low and middle income countries who are focused on expanding health coverage for all citizens. India is one of the participating members of the network. With…

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Call for Proposals: Safe Care, Saving Lives

ACCESS Health has issued a call for proposals for its Safe Care, Saving Lives program in India. Safe Care, Saving Lives is currently focused on reducing newborn death in India through improvements to quality of care. The request for proposal is for the engagement of an agency or individual to design three change packages under…

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How to Improve Public-Private Health Care Collaboration in India

In recent years, India has made rapid advances in improving health care. The National Health Mission has been instrumental in reducing maternal mortality rates in India by increasing its use of community health workers. It has also increased the number of individuals with government-sponsored health insurance, with more than 300 million people on some form…

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International Documentary Features Modern Aging Singapore

ACCESS Health International and its Modern Aging program in Singapore were featured in Channel News Asia’s Challenge Tomorrow documentary. The show follows Singaporean actor Joshua Tan on his quest to discover how an aging population reshapes societies across the world. Along the way, he discovers some hard truths about aging and gains a new understanding…

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Long Term Care Study Tour to Singapore

ACCESS Health International helped Tsinghua University Gerontology Center and The Beijing Bureau of China Insurance Regulatory Commission to arrange a five day study tour to Singapore in February. The purpose of the trip was to study long term care insurance programs offered via commercial and social mechanisms in Singapore. It was part of a feasibility study for…

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ACCESS Health China Launches Xinshuo Project

After months of preparation, J.P. Morgan, Non-Profit Incubator, and ACCESS Health China have formally launched the Xinshuo Project. The project prepares undergraduate students to enter the health work force by improving their understanding of the digital health industry. The program specifically targets students from second and third tier universities. With the support of its industry…

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