With your support Operation ASHA continues to achieve new milestones and set new standards. Many exciting things have happened recently.
Operation ASHA's President and Co-founder Dr. Shelly Batra was interviewed by Voice of America, on how technology can help us win the fight against tuberculosis.
Dr. Shelly was also featured on AlJazeera's Inside Story on " Is the world losing the fight against 'superbugs; ". Click here to see what she has to say.
Operation ASHAis the first Indian NGO to be a part of WIPO Re:Search Consortium.
OpASHA also won the 2015 FT/ IFC Transformational Business Award in the Information and Communications Technology category. We were the runners-up in 2014.
Operation ASHA was featured in an episode of Accelerate India, on CNBC-TV18 in India, for its use of fingerprint-scanning to ensure adherence to medication and effective patient-provider communication.
Forbes magazine published an article by Will Greene featuring OpASHA for embracing new mobile health technologies to help fight TB efficiently and cost effectively. A leading newspaper in India, The Tribune, featured an article “TB control requires new technologies” talking about OpASHA’s novel model in the area of TB care. Click here to read this article.
Sandeep Ahuja, CEO, Operation ASHA was in Chicago to speak in the Social Impact Leadership Series on May 18. He also spoke at the Annual Benefit Dinner of Globemed at University of Chicago on May 23.
Sandeep was a speaker at the UChicago Alliance for the Civil Society.
The eCompliance, our comprehensive low-cost technology solution for tracking and monitoring TB patients, is constantly being upgraded to suit the needs of the people. Recently, our technology team launched a text free version of eCompliance to be used in zero literacy areas such as the tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. We successfully transitioned eCompliance from Net books to TABLETS for improved efficacy and cost-efficiency.
Operation ASHA has developed powerful innovations, says Aleem Walji, Director of the World Bank Innovation Lab. He goes on, ''I feel inspired when I see an organization that;s doing something in a new way or creating new delivery model to serve the poor. Operation ASHA...has fingerprint recognition mechanism for tracking patients supplied. But when I went to see them in the slums of Delhi, I realized that their work involves all kinds of innovations...These are powerful innnovations''. Full interview is available here.
Our eCompliance technology has been customised for replication in Kenya, Dominican republic, Uganda and Peru
This quarter Operation ASHA raised $111.
Click here to read about Mahmood Khairati a 61 year old tuberculosis patient treated by OpASHA.
We have been able to support these disadvantaged TB patients only because of your continued love and support. Make a donation today and help us go further in achieving our mission of eradicating tuberculosis.