Forus Health

To eradicate preventable blindness

Project start date : 01/01/2010

Beneficiary country : India Tanzania, United Republic of Rwanda Mauritius Madagascar Nepal Myanmar Sri Lanka Nigeria

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Ophthalmology

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)
  • NGO
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Young children (0-5 years)

Project objectives

  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Other (please explain)

Materials used

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

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

Forus Health Private Limited

Forus Health is an eye-care company that addresses health issues affecting the world through innovative products and services; including innovative deployment.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : India

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation



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