Last Date for Entries: 10th July, 2021
COVID-19 forced India to prioritize lives over livelihoods.
struggled under the burden of the pandemic.
71% of India's population lives in rural areas, but only 34% of doctors practice there.
Varying by region, anywhere between 25% and 75% of these 'doctors' may not have any formal qualification at all.
Without a sustainable solution...
Telemedicine presents the cheapest and fastest way to bridge this gap by connecting specialised medical expertise to remote corners of the country. It has the potential to create new livelihoods in every part of India.
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Meet the Jurors
Executive Director - Home Care at Hindustan Unilever
Head Skills at Confederation of
Dr. Gayathri Vasudevan
Chief Impact Officer at Sambhav Foundation
VP HR - India HR Lead
at DXC Technology
CEO, Swasti Health Catalyst
Ex-Member of Parliament,
Professor - Marketing at IIM Bangalore
Partners in enabling sustainable social change
News and Perspectives
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India is the land of philanthropy. Indian children grow up with stories of mythical kings who donated their kingdoms as acts of self-sacrifice. Religious and charitable institutions have been working to uplift people for centuries. We even have success stories of cooperatives like Amul which have existed since the 1950s. But even with this rich
COVID-19 has presented us with an opportunity. Yes, it’s an unprecedented challenge, and our country has had to face dreadful horrors. But, it also brings us an opportunity to finally provide adequate, equitable access to healthcare for all. It also brings us an opportunity not just to save lives but also to create new livelihoods.