Foundation Projects

Interactive, Structured, Multi-modal Clinical Guidelines to Improve Quality of Care by Rural Healthcare Providers in India (Award)

Garhwal Community Development and welfare Society (GCDWS)

Significant social and economic development of a community cannot proceed unless basic healthcare support is affordable and readily available.

Compliance with established clinical protocols, and error-free performance of clinical care procedures are the best indicators for improved health outcomes. Studies suggest that frontline health providers in rural and underserved areas may have low levels of protocol compliance. The impact falls mainly on the poor and disadvantaged.

The mobile Guidelines developed through this project aim to effect significant improvements in health outcomes among vulnerable populations, enabling frontline health workers to make independent decisions, with the advice of remote specialists.

The picture shows ISIF Asia founding award winners at the IGF conference in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2011.
ISIF Asia founding award winners at the awards ceremony held as part of the 2011 Internet Governance Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. Award winners received support to attend the conference in addition to the AUD 7,500 award. Left to right: Ou Virak (Cambodia), Meenakshi Guatham (India), Lemi Soarez (Timor Leste) and Emani Fakaotimanava-Lui (Niue).