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Technology is a key enabler in making a difference in healthcare solutions

This article originally appeared on The Philips Foundation website

Ashoka and the Philips Foundation are working together in a multi-year program to accelerate access to healthcare worldwide by linking social entrepreneurship with industry skills. By connecting leading social entrepreneurs with experts in their field, we aim to accelerate their mission to provide access to care for disadvantaged communities.

In June, we were able to connect Prabhakar Rajasekar, an enterprise architect at Philips, to social entrepreneur Joost van Engen and his social enterprise Healthy Entrepreneurs. Healthy Entrepreneurs focuses on providing last-mile primary care solutions for remote communities, and tirelessly explores how this can be cheaper, more effective and more sustainable.


Learn more on the Philips Foundation website