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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Government of Telangana Leads Quality Improvement Initiatives Across the State to Help Save the Lives of Preterm Babies

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. The Government of Telangana has undertaken a quality improvement initiative at Niloufer Hospital and other hospitals across the state called…

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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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Inaugural China International Healthcare and Finance Innovation Summit Takes Place

The first China International Healthcare and Finance Innovation Summit was held at the School of Management of Fudan University in Shanghai on October 21, 2017. Forty guest speakers, nineteen media groups, and more than four hundred guests attended the summit. The summit was dedicated to the megatrends in healthcare, finance, and technology and helped promote…

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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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