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A non-profit organization has come up with a unique and much-needed solution to assist rural areas. It set up 10-bed ICU units in public hospitals in rural districts to offer inclusive, equitable, and quality healthcare to all, especially the poor.
The 10-bed ICU is a model that could be extended to all 700 Indian districts.
Founding partner, 10-bed ICU initiative
When I did some research in preparation for my first call with the NGO co-founders of the 10-bed ICU project, I realized how well this project fits us: Using technology and training to improve healthcare in resource-limited areas is our common goal.
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The co-founders of the NGO are some high-profile entrepreneurs:
Srikanth Nadhamuni is an entrepreneur with a strong technology background and over 15 years experience working in Silicon Valley. Back in India, Srikanth co-founded eGov in 2003 ― an NGO whose goal is to bring city governments closer to their citizens. eGov develops digital solutions that are provided free of charge as open-source software to cities and communities.
Vinod Khosla is an Indian-American billionaire businessman and venture capitalist. He is a co-founder of Sun Microsystems and the founder of Khosla Ventures. In 2014, Forbes counted him among the 400 richest people in the United States.