Superbug infections could cost the lives of around 2.4 million people in Europe, North America and Australia over the next 30 years...

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In a NextBillion series on healthcare solutions for the BOP, Indian-American Nandu Madhava, discusses mDhil, an organization he established to create better...

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A greater number of rural Indians are able to access low-cost, high-quality healthcare services through the growth of telemedicine services across India....

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Healthpoint Services, a for-profit start-up company in India has leveraged the country’s expanding mobile and internet infrastructure to establish a network of...

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Indian Housing Financing Corporation (DHFL) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have recently launched Aadhar Housing Finance (P) Ltd. to expand into...

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Through her work at MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, economist Esther Duflo runs randomized, controlled trials to test poverty solutions....

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A recent study showed that between 2004 and 2009, Indian villages with internet kiosks that provided information on prenatal and postnatal care...

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A Forbes article discusses how Jaipur Foot, a non-profit social enterprise that provides artificial limbs to physically challenged people living below the...

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Aravind Eye Care Systems in India has been sighted as an important example of “reverse innovation” in which products and service innovations...

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Embrace is a new cost-effective infant warmer, which targets bottom-of-the-pyramid families that have premature babies or those with low birth weights. The...

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Tier II Indian towns and cities are seeing expanding healthcare networks as hospital chains increasingly find the right balance between technology, cost...

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handygo Technologies and Uninor have developed and recently launched “Wellness World,” a health tool for customers throughout India, providing health advice via...

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Two Italian dentists recently leveraged Indian NGO Barefoot College in efforts to train low-income women on how to perform dental procedures such...

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During Intellecap’s annual Sankalp conference, Healthpoint Services won the award for Emerging Ventures in the health, water, or sanitation. Healthpoint focuses on...

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An Indian doctor trained in the UK is planning to open a 300-bed low-cost, high-quality heart hospital in South Indian state Karnataka...

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SANA Care, a social enterprise that enables medical service providers to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions in patients in rural India through...

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In another move to bring essential healthcare products to low-income communities in India, GE Healthcare will soon launch a low-cost ‘infant-warmer’ in...

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Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis continues to promote Arogya Parivar, a rural Indian healthcare business, which launched in 2007. Having been rolled out...

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has donated $23 million to an international health agency, which seeks to reduce the risk of...

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India’s high rates of maternal death, malnourished children, and major problems in the healthcare sector, have attracted healthcare providers that are re-thinking...

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Bloomburg Businessweek has recently reported on jugaad innovation – an approach that refers to overcoming significant constraints thought the development of affordable,...

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A new medical service initiative focused on diabetes diagnosis and treatment in rural India has recently been profiled as part of an...

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Rapidly expanding internet and mobile networks in India offer companies and governments an opportunity to connect low-income and remote parts of India...

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Indian medical technology developer Forus Health Pvt. Ltd. has recently raised $5 million from two venture capital funds. The investments by Accel...

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The Economic Times recently discussed Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), an insurance scheme, in which premiums are paid for by central and...

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A Guardian article discusses the work of LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) in India. LVPEI is a network of more than 80...

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Jordan Kassalow, the founder and CEO of VisionSpring, was recently named as one of the top 30 social entrepreneurs worldwide. VisionSpring was...

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