reach52 Programmatic Approach

reach52 provides affordable, accessible healthcare to communities where traditional services don’t reach, making healthcare go further so every community can thrive

Project start date : 01/01/2016

Beneficiary country : Philippines (the) Cambodia

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Primary healthcare
  • Infectious diseases
  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies
  • Chronic diseases
  • Cardiovascular illnesses

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data
  • Financial access to care, microinsurance

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Sales of data analysis
  • Other (please specify)

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Sick people
  • Pregnant women
  • Children - adolescents (ages 6-18)
  • Young children (0-5 years)
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

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

Materials used

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

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Internet
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

reach52 Programmatic Approach

reach52 is a social enterprise that delivers affordable and accessible healthcare, driven by our purpose ‘to make healthcare go further, so every community can thrive’. reach52 radically transforms service delivery models for primary care services in rural and remote areas of LMICs using a digital public health approach. They are building next generation healthcare systems for the 52% of the world who still lack access to essential healthcare services. They partner with governments, multi-laterals, non-profits, and the private sector to make healthcare solutions go further.
They are headquartered in Singapore, with 35 staff across Cambodia, Philippines, India, and UK. In the 3 years since their inception, they have engaged more than 70,000 residents and 1,000 health care workers (HCWs) in 400 partner-communities with significant scale-up now underway. They have formal partnerships to implement access-oriented programs for major multinational pharmaceutical companies, insurers and medical technology firms.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

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Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently


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