Improve medication safety and compliance of people in developing countries
Main beneficiary country:Thailand
Country of origin: Thailand
Healthcare themes targeted
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Medication errors are one of the biggest global healthcare challenge harming millions of patients and costing over USD 40 billions every year worldwide. In Thailand, medication intake which is not compliant occurs over 40% at home. The 2 challenges that care providers face are :
Poor health data exchange infrastructure in developing countries make it impossible to build an effective connected care system for patients.
PharmaSafe adopted a trickle up innovative design approach to integrate medication data direct from the patients side at the point of drug dispense. With patient centric and data decenterize appoach, PharmaSafe allows medication data sharing between care provides and patients in developing countries where lacking a country-wide health data exchange infrastructure in place.
Patients will automatically receives med info, reminders and risk warnings such as allergies, drug interactions, drug duplications and more via a mobile app. The app helps to improve patients's health literacy and self care ability when they take medicine at home.
Care providers can monitor patients compliance and feedbacks in real-time with web dashboard including drug records from every point of drug dispense.
Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
100000 Number of beneficiaries since launch
100000 Number of users per Year
Organizational: Communities, public authorities, NGOs, associations, foundations, etc.