mbillionth Award 2015

Project Title : Healthkart Plus
Organisation : Bright LifeCare Pvt Ltd.
Country : INDIA
Website : www.healthkartplus.com

HealthKart Plus is a web, mobile and SMS application that discovers cost-effective generic drugs that could substitute prescription medicine. It is a medicinal database for the common man, for physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals. It is used for clinical information and as a medical dictionary.

HealthKart Plus is a Comprehensive Generic Drug Search Engine. it is the resource most used by common man, physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information & as medical dictionary. Further, the user can explore how prescription medicine works & understand the required precaution and contraindication. the application also empowers the user to compare drugs by prices, so that the patient can choose the most cost effective generic drug for a given prescription.

It gives complete information about the medicine and typical usage of the Drug interaction information. Get Drug information on SmS with over 1 lakh drugs in the database the app also has additional features like: Save favorite medicines and brand for future reference. Add a medicine to the database yourself. Listing includes information on the composition of medicine, possible symptoms for which the medicine is prescribed, mechanism of actions and possible side effects. it can also be used as medical Dictionary for medical Students.

HealthKartPlus is now building a technical platform to connect local pharmacies directly to the consumer. HealthKartPlus is also in alignment with government projects like Jan Aushadi and directives which make it mandatory for doctors to write generic medicines.

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healthkart-plus.pptx


Project Title : Nokia Life and Arogya World: Mobile Diabetes awareness program
Organisation : Nokia India Pvt. Ltd.
Country : INDIA
Website : www.nokia.com/in-en/

Arogya World’s mDiabetes is a diabetes prevention mobile health (mHealth) initiative, being implemented in association with Nokia, which reaches 1 million consumers in rural and urban India. It educates consumers about diabetes and its prevention through text messages, twice a week, in 12 languages. So far 33 million text messages have been sent.

As part of mDiabetes, alerts have been sent in 12 regional languages, informing Nokia mobile phone users in india about diabetes and its prevention with lifestyle changes. Content is available in languages: English, Hindi, marathi, telugu, tamil, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Punjabi, malayalam, oriya and Assamese.

mDiabetes runs on the Nokia life platform, which delivers life-enhancing information and advice co-developed with more than 90 knowledge partners, and works on a wide range of Nokia mobile phones. to-date, Nokia life services covering topics such as health, education and agriculture have been experienced by more than 95 million people across india, China, indonesia and Nigeria. the mDiabetes program in india started in January 2012. People enrolled for this service span residents of rural and urban india.

All users subscribed to the Diabetes service receive alerts on diabetes and its prevention twice-a week. the user subscribes for FREE to the service by browsing the Health menu on Nokia life and navigating to Diabetes oR via a service offer notification that they have received. the Diabetes awareness and prevention content have been developed by our partner Arogya World with strong emphasis on science and behavior change.

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Project Title : Mobile based Surveillance Quest using IT (MoSQuIT)
Organisation : Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing (CDAC)
Country : INDIA
Website : http://ayusoft.cdac.in/

MoSQuIT (Mobile based Surveillance Quest using Information Technology) software is a disease surveillance system for malaria, using a mobile platform. The MoSQuIT application is developed by the CDAC in Pune, in collaboration with the Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC, ICMR), Dibrugarh, Assam.

The malaria Disease Surveillance using mobile platform (moSQuit) is a platform that enables malaria incidence related data-collection using the ubiquitous mobile phone, updation of centralized it based surveillance system, thereby reducing the time duration needed in information proliferation, and initiation of appropriate timely action by State Health system. the complete Workflow of malaria surveillance using the moSQuit software is as follows:

A) Data collection on mobile phone: this provides user interface on the mobile phone for collection of Demographic data, Fever related information (Duration of fever, RDt result), laboratory slide collection status and result, treatment given to patient.

B) Data transfer from mobile phone to Server machine: this helps in transferring the data collected from mobile phone to centralized system, using three modes (General Packet Radio Service (GPRS), Short message Service (SmS), or manual mode). Depending on availability of cellular network in the rural area where data collection is being done, the mode of data transfer can be selected.

The outreach is through Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers who visit the villages for active malaria surveillance activities. the ASHA workers report to the medical officer in the PHC, who in turn works close with RmRC for the moSQuit project.

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MoSQuIT.ppt

Project Title : friends2 support.org (Special Mention)
Organisation : friends to support organisation
Country : INDIA
Website : www.friends2support.org

Arogya World’s mDiabetes is a diabetes prevention mobile health (mHealth) initiative, being implemented in association with Nokia, which reaches 1 million consumers in rural and urban India. It educates consumers about diabetes and its prevention through text messages, twice a week, in 12 languages. So far 33 million text messages have been sent.

Friends2Support is blood donation agency in india, with more than 90,000 people voluntarily registered as blood donors. it launched the Android App which provides anywhere anytime access to indian Blood donors, just a click away. For app installation, go to Google Play in your android phone. Search for “friends2support.org” app. install it to check.

This app provides services including voluntary blood donor search within specified geographical area, state, district & city along with blood group providing one touch access to list of registered donors in emergency, free of cost.

The project is an extension of the F2S (friends2support.org) web site which has been working towards the voluntary blood donation cause for the last 7 years. Anyone from any part of the country can log onto this website or call tollfree helpline number for a list of blood donors in their particular area. the website essentially is a database of blood donors in all the districts of any indian State and people can access this database in a jiffy. the present trend majorly uses the smart phones to access internet in their day to day life. this motivated to take the cause to a wider and smarter generation by means of android application.

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