Monthly Archives: August 2014

Innovation Working Group 4-Building Service Accountability towards Citizen Community Demand

Health! Public has taken on the mammoth task of answering important questions around maternal and child healthcare delivery in rural India. How do we create a more community driven approach to medical care? What obstacles can we foresee in centring the … Continue reading

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IWG 3: Knowledge sharing could be the way forward towards better healthcare

This session focused on discussing a need for enhancing an existing delivery system, by empowering Frontline Health workers(FHW’s). Facilitating an exchange of relevant ideas across cultures in respect to attitudinal resistance, whilst bringing to the fore collated findings from on-field research and gradually unfurling an emerging phenomena.

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Are we ready for transition from a “Public” Health System to a “Mother” Centric Health Ecosystem? | Innovation Working Group 2

Of the nine month phase of a woman’s pregnancy and the crucial twenty four months of a child’s development, there exists only a meagre ten hour interaction with the health services in totality. Sadly, most of the time, the decision making … Continue reading

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How do you Deploy Innovation to Serve Public Interest?

‘Why do we see government as an entity outside the innovation processes?’- was a question that Sita Shankar raised at the very start of the session. Till the time they are seen as outsiders they will remain so. For any entity … Continue reading

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Techniques of Public Innovation: A Live Blog

How should the government rapidly curate, learn and pilot locally and globally successful case-studies and dynamically emerging best practices that have shown health impact? What kind of regulatory and decision making environment is required to further health innovation and mainstream … Continue reading

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Live Blog: Towards Integrated Social Services Delivery

This session will explore the need for convergence and integration of the delivery of health, nutrition, agriculture, sanitation, and financial services. Key questions like: ‘Why and how is this approach better?’, ‘What does this mean for front-line service design and … Continue reading

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Radically Improved Maternal and Child Health: Lessons from Bihar

Aditya Dev Sood welcomes the people to the comfortably cushioned first row as the next presentation makes its way. The Bihar Innovation Lab, represented by Divya Datta, Director-Innovation, presents analytic findings and critical innovation opportunity areas emerging from a wide-ranging … Continue reading

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An Emerging Health Innovation Ecosystem

Health!Public 2014 kicked-off with the panel on the emerging health innovation ecosystem. Panelists discussed the approaches to health innovation emerging in India, which included innovation spaces within hospitals, hackathons, and Health Innovation Labs among others. The aim of the panel was … Continue reading

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An Emerging Health Innovation Ecosystem: New Models – A Live Blog

The commencing plenary for Health!Public 2014 discuss new models of and approaches to health innovation emerging in India: from Innovation Spaces within Hospitals to Self Organizing Hackathons to Med-Tech-Incubators, to Academic and Co-Creation Labs, and Health Innovation Labs. It will … Continue reading

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IWG 6: Efficient Data Reporting for Capacity Building

“Hum bolte hai Copper T lagwa lo par ye muslim log maante kha hai” read one of the banners of Bihar Innovation Lab. Recognised as one of the six major challenges for achieving better maternal and child health, Data Reporting is more or … Continue reading

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