MobileDoc is a Web 2.0-based application running on mobile phones that is especially tailored for emerging markets and helps to find medical help in emergency situations. Medical experts as well as hospitals can define which diseases and once they set their status to "available", their current position is constantly broadcasted on the web. People in need of help can report easily ailments by touching body parts in a Widget called the “MobileDocClient” - a graphic interface that works well even if reading skills are poor. The list of relevant medical help facilities as well as their positions...
Remote Patient Monitoring System with Focus on Antenatal Care
“Let ICT save our mothers for our better future!” The project “Remote Patient Monitoring System” is a low-cost patient monitoring system which provides point-of-care decision support to rural women in Pakistan in order to reduce the alarming rates of maternal and infant mortality. The system gathers the physiological data of pregnant women using self-designed wearable medical sensors and transmits them via mobile phones to a remote web server in a main hospital. The data are stored in an electronic medical database and allows an intelligent clinical decision support system to scan for...
Lil' MDGs: Kids Making Changes
Lil‘ MDGs, an informational resource on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) was founded in 2004 by a today 13 year old visionary with a passion for global issues. The web site was designed to promote awareness of the MDGs, to raise funds for related projects and to encourage children to get involved. Lil‘ MDGs intends to use the power of the Internet to mobilize youth as a driving force behind the efforts of achieving the goals. It educates, engages, and empowers children in all corners of the world to help solve serious local and global issues. Lil' MDGs, to date, has...
Friendstosupport makes the best use of contemporary technologies in delivering a promising web portal to bring together all the blood donors in India; thereby fulfilling every blood request in the country.
MPedigree is a non-profit based in Ghana that advocates for the development of strategies to fight counterfeiting. We work with technology providers worldwide to bring relief to patients at risk of counterfeit medication in developing nations, where the WHO estimates that up to 30% of drugs could lead to the horrid healthcare crises that fake drugs often unleash.