ACCESS Health China hosts Digital Health Conference with Duke Kunshan University and Duke University

On October 14, ACCESS Health China, along with Duke Kunshan University and Duke University successfully hosted the "Duke Kunshan Conference on Digital Health and Innovation: Partnerships between Academia and Industry" in Kunshan, China. Digital health focuses on using technology to monitor and provide health related data for individuals. At the intersection of health, technology, and healthcare,…

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Following in the Footsteps of Successful Quality Improvement Initiatives: Modern Maternity Hospital in Petlaburj Starts New Sepsis Initiative

Modern Maternity Hospital, Petlaburj is the largest maternity hospital in Telangana, with an average of twelve hundred deliveries every month. The Special Newborn Care Unit in the hospital has more than two hundred admissions in a month, most of whom are babies who are delivered in the hospital labor ward. Dr. Anitha Sethi is head…

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Eliminating Sepsis in Khammam District Hospital Through Low Cost Quality Improvement

India is home to advanced innovations in healthcare services, yet it has the highest burden of newborn deaths in the world. The main causes of neonatal death in India are sepsis, low birth weight, premature births, and asphyxia. A newborn is most susceptible during the first month of its life. This is the period when…

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ACCESS Health China Hosts Mentor Networking Event in Beijing

On August 4, ACCESS Health China held a networking session for global mentors and industry partners. Three expert speakers from the George Institute for Global Health joined more than thirty experts and industry leaders at the event. Participants came from the healthcare sector, aging industry, investment institutions, and academia. Speakers from the George Institute led participants in…

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New Leadership Takes Hold at Telangana’s Aarogyasri Health Care Trust

ACCESS Health International and the Safe Care, Saving Lives Quality Improvement Collaborative are delighted to welcome Dr. K Manohar as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Government of Telangana Aarogyasri Health Care Trust. Dr. Manohar is CEO with Full Additional Charge, meaning that he takes on his work with the Trust in addition to…

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Human Chain at Niloufer Hospital Highlights Breastfeeding as a Lifesaving Intervention

Breastfeeding is a critical intervention that could save the lives of hundreds of thousands of children under the age of five. Newborns who are breastfed exclusively for the first six months of life have fewer infections and respiratory illnesses than newborns who are fed other foods. They also have significantly less frequent cases of diarrhea…

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Register Now for the Inaugural China International Healthcare and Finance Innovation Summit

We are pleased to invite you to the inaugural China International Healthcare and Finance Innovation Summit, which will be held in Shanghai, China on October 21, 2017. Innovations in healthcare and finance are critical to ensuring that all people are able to access high quality and affordable healthcare. The 2017 China International Healthcare and Finance Innovation Summit…

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Ten Years of ACCESS Health International

This year ACCESS Health International celebrates its tenth anniversary. In ten years, ACCESS Health has grown from a single office in Hyderabad, India to a global organization with offices in many of the major cities of the world, including New Delhi, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Manila, Stockholm, and New York. We continue to stay true to our original…

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Improving Quality of Care for Mothers and Newborns in India

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement held a quality improvement capacity building workshop for Safe Care, Saving Lives team members in August. The workshop was an opportunity for team members to develop a deep understanding of different models for quality improvement. Continuous quality improvement is at the heart of the Safe Care, Saving Lives program. Safe…

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