Wish Foundation plans to raise $100 mn for health innovators

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Foundation seeks to reach 10 mn under-served people, ties up with Rajasthan govt to offer 11 low-cost health innovations

iGATE co-founder Sunil Wadhwani-led Wish FoundationIndia is looking to raise a $100 million fund to nurture health innovators for finding affordable solutions. On Wednesday, over 100 innovators met here to look for ways to enable the under-privileged to service healthcare.

Bankrolled by Wish India Foundation, the initiative – with support from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India – is exploring options such as specially-designed low cost glucometer, urine analyzer and tele-connected health ATM and other devices.

Source: Business Standard (link opens in a new window)

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