GramHealth

Demonstration of GramHealth: PHC at Science Agora 2017 in Japan


November 29, 2017- GCC demonstrated its innovative GramHealth: Portable Health Clinic (PHC) project at Science Agora held on 25 November 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. Two directors of GCC- Dr. Ashir Ahmed and Dr. Rafiqul Islam Maruf, who respectively work as Associate Professor at Kyushu University, spoke at a panel of Science Agora on the concept of PHC and its activities in Bangladesh. Every year Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) organizes a conference called Science Agora that connects multidisciplinary people from various sectors and generations both from Japan and abroad with a view to harmonizing the society with the innovations of science and technology. In this year’s conference, Nobel Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus attended as a keynote speaker. At a separate panel on the theme ‘Innovation in Universal e-Health: Portable Health Clinic System in Asian Communities’, other speakers also shared their experience on PHC activities in Asian countries such as India and Cambodia.

Statistics

Year Checkup Health Status
Yellow   Yellow   Yellow   Yellow  
2010 255 3 2 240 9
2012 6,412 1,056 4,035 1,084 237
2013 13,238 1,595 6,771 4,278 540
2014 5,285 1,003 2,278 1,658 326
2015 5,547 1,330 1,429 2,016 772
2016 7,006 1,875 1,614 2,255 1,069
2017 2,847 366 798 866 359
2018 3,172 288 928 747 320
2019 857 70 457 212 116
Total 43,002 7,586 18,312 13,356 3,748

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