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  Project Name

 

JSS cell phone

  NGO

 

JSS (Jan Swasthya Sahyog)

  Category

 

Other

  District

 

Bilaspur

  State

 

Chattisgarh

  Budget Approved

 

$ 0

 

  Year Approved

 

2013

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Vasundhara Rangaswamy

 

Bay Area

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

JSS cell phone project aims to empower Health workers with cell phones and recharge support. Introduction of celli-medicine has increased efficiency of health care provided in rural CG

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Besides increasing efficiency of health care provided, lives saved, JSS is trying to convince the govt. to introduce/provide cell phones to govt. health workers as well. There have been talks of provisions of cell phones to ASHA and Mitanin workers

 

  Goals

 

 

1. Share the clinical complaints of a sick person and seek a second opinion with a more senior health worker for decision making. 2. Check with a senior person about the dose of drugs, investigations to be advised, and deciding the urgency of referral 3. Asking a more central health service for transport support such as an ambulance in case of an emergency. 4. The referral centre can communicate any reports or advice to the health worker who may have referred a particular patient. 5. Pictures of clinical problems can also be sent to a consultant for opinion and decision making. 6. Health workers can also communicate with each other for administrative issues and for more efficient work planning.

 
 

  


 
 
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