Bettercare Learning Programmes

High quality, affordable and accurate learning programmes that empower healthcare professional

Project start date : 15/02/1993

Beneficiary country : Namibia Saudi Arabia South Africa United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Infectious diseases
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Cancer
  • Mental health

Fields of application

  • Health professional training

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • NGO
  • Other (please specify)

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

  • Other (please specify)

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Internet

About the sponsor


Bettercare is an independent, self-sustaining Non-Profit and Public Benefit Organisation. The primary aim is to ensure that healthcare professionals have access to the most affordable accurate, up-to-date learning programmes.
The organisation has evolved over the past 25 years: first as a project under the Perinatal Education Trust, then as the flagship project for Electric Book Works as EBW Healthcare. Since 2016, it has been an independent non profit and public benefit organisation.

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : South Africa

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

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