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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With the medical device industry estimated to be worth $2.75 billion and expected to grow to $14 billion by 2020, an increasing...

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The idea for this report grew out of a meeting of leaders of the microfinance and health communities held in Ahmedabad, India...

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NPR profiles Healthpoint Services, an Indian company seeking to provide adequate and quality drinking water and healthcare services to rural populations globally....

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A useful technology may be able to help rural health workers in India with more efficiently recording health data. A digital pen...

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The second of a two-part series by Next Billion on the Aravind Eye Care System discusses how the organization’s culture of service...

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In the first of a two-part blog on the growth of the Aravind Eye Care System, NextBillion discusses how the eye-care clinic...

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The Medtronic Foundation is to invest $6 million of venture philanthropy to accelerate quality care and management of diabetes and heart disease...

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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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There are several people our society does not accept willingly. The leprosy-affected and the mentally handicapped are some of them. Imagine an...

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Merck for Mothers just launched a three-year, $10 million initiative to tackle maternal mortality in India, where the need is as great...

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Villgro has made an equity investment in Windmill Health Technologies and will provide intense mentoring, talent and access to relevant networks, to...

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After nearly 25 years of work involving multi-institution, multi-country collaboration, India last week announced its first locally developed anti-diarrhoea vaccine. Effective against...

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The cost of immunising millions of the world’s most vulnerable children against five deadly and debilitating diseases is set to fall, thanks...

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In February, at the India Call to Action on Child Survival and Development Summit, India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released...

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The government’s plan to create a new cadre of trained individuals to provide basic healthcare in villages has received a setback with...

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Adoption of Information Technology is important in improving access to healthcare in India. After pilot projects in a few states, Central Ministry...

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On January 13th the Wall Street Journal ran an article detailing how India has managed to get to a point where it...

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At just Rs. 100 per subscriber, Sevamob is transforming on the ground primary healthcare service in the far-flung areas of North India...

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The Rockefeller Foundation-backed Lok Capital, a dedicated VC fund focused on serving the BOP (bottom of the pyramid) has bought ‘a significant...

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In a bid to provide clean drinking water, a new wave of social enterprises emerged and showed an unleashing potential to tackle...

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As part of HP's continued commitment to making healthcare accessible to people living in remote parts of India, HP today announced the...

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Health Horizon 2021 - Health Horizons 2021 is the first of a series of sector-focused "Future Social Enterprise Opportunities" reports written in...

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Low cost healthcare delivery (LCHD) has progressed considerably in India. National Rural Health Mission’s (NRHM) reforms have led to improvements in key...

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Systematic assessment of recent health research output from India, and its relation with the estimated disease burden, is not available. This information...

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