act for health: ACT for Health collaborates with Global Health Labs to bring private innovations to India’s public healthcare system

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Indian venture philanthropy organisation ACT and Global Health Labs (GH Labs), an international non-profit funded by Gates Ventures have entered into a collaboration to jointly identify Indian digital and medical technology innovators and support development and scale of their technology within India’s public healthcare system.

The collaboration aims to improve the quality of primary healthcare services and access to them in areas suffering from inadequate health infrastructure and shortage of professionals.

“Our collaboration with GH Labs will focus on bringing innovative health-tech solutions to the last mile, where they have the highest potential for impacting the underserved. The goal is to make a meaningful impact on the public healthcare system, in a way that bridges the accessibility to affordability gap on quality healthcare for Bharat,” Krisha Mathur, director-ACT For Health, said in a press note.

ACT For Health and GH Labs will offer technology assistance, conduct evaluations in public health settings, and explore pathways for scaling Indian health-tech innovations.

“Global Health Labs is thrilled to collaborate with ACT For Health, bringing together our unique expertise and shared commitment to supporting innovation that can lead to improved primary health care and reduced disparities in health outcomes,” says Sharon Bergquist,” said Sharon Bergquist, VP – Special Projects at GH Labs.

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