The active deployment of the Khushi Baby system across 300+ villages in Udaipur

Motivating and monitoring the health care of mothers and infants to the last mile by tracking immunizations, pre and post natal care

Project start date : 01/03/2014

Beneficiary country : India

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Vaccination

Fields of application

  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

Target audience

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

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment
  • Other (please explain)

Materials used

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

Technologies used

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

About the sponsor

Khushi Baby (KB)

Khushi Baby (KB) is a nonprofit organization on a mission to reduce infant and maternal mortality due to vaccine-preventable diseases in India and beyond. The team is comprised of individuals hailing from diverse academic backgrounds in both the USA and India, having specialized in areas from public health research, health management and computer science, to psychology and art history. Team KB hails from a wide array of institutions including Yale University, Columbia University, University of California Berkeley, Harvard Medical School and Indian Institute of Health Management Research. KB’s strong public health backbone stems from over twenty years of collective research and development experience on interdisciplinary public health issues throughout India, with projects focused on environmental health, urban and rural health, child health, and agriculture and water conservation.

Sector : Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)

Country of origin : United States of America (the)

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

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