Philips India & PGIMER showcase mobile health outreach programme Asha Jyoti in New Delhi

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Asha Jyoti is a population-based screening programme of women aged between 40 and 60 years. The objective is to ensure early detection of breast cancer, cervical cancer and osteoporosis.

“Our vision for Asha Jyoti was to develop a high quality, mobile screening facility to provide decentralized primary healthcare on people’s doorsteps, to detect three major diseases effecting women’s health earlier, and to provide diagnostic follow-up and therapy to the community,” commented Dr N Khandelwal, professor and head, Department of Radiodiagnosis, PGIMER.

Source: PharmaBiz (link opens in a new window)

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global health, healthcare technology, public private partnerships, rural healthcare delivery