What problems does SWAYAM solve ?
Easy Healthcare Reach to Masses
- 20% of all maternal deaths and 25% of all child deaths in the world occur in India.
- 34 out of 1000 children are dead by the time they reach the age of 5.
- 58% of Indians are immunized in urban areas compared to only 39% in rural areas.
- Communicable disease is the cause of death for 53% of all deaths in India.
- Health screening and checkups are the basis of defining problems in initial stage
- SWAYAM makes screening and health checks very affordable, easy and very convenient thus helping improve overall healthcare of the country
Unemployment among semi-literate youth
- There are currently nearly 31 million unemployed Indians
- It was noted that in the week ended on February 25, the unemployment rate increased to 6.1 per cent as compared to 5 per cent in January.
- This 6.1 per cent unemployment rate is noted to be the highest monthly rate in the past 15 months
- There needs to be a big push for Semi educated literate youth (10+2 onwards)
- SWAYAM provides a self-employment opportunity to Youth of the country
- Each AHM provides 1 direct job + 1 indirect job opportunity
PPP Models for Public Health delivery efficiency
- India added 450 million people over the 25 years to 2016
- “Lifestyle” diseases accounted for half of all deaths in 2015, from 42% in 2001-03
- Public expenditure in healthcare has remained in the range of 1.1-1.5 per cent of GDP despite (one of the lowest in the world).
- The intent is to increase it to 2.5 per cent of GDP.
- Structural moves in healthcare need to be in sync with the reality that about 70 per cent healthcare delivery is driven by the private sector.
- SWAYAM helps Govt health departments to offload CAPEX to OPEX and increase reach
SWAYAM Monetization – Self Sustaining Application
Access to quality Healthcare is one of the fundamental human necessities and rights in today’s times. But not everyone is fortunate to have such services nearby. India which makes up 17 percent of world’s population and faces a significant burden of diseases. At the high end, India has world class doctors, clinics and technologies, and attracts international medical tourists in growing numbers. However, even today, majority of India’s population to the basic healthcare facilities. Most of the population fail to take preventive measures on time because of delay in diagnosis.
Reasons for delay in diagnosis
- Inaccessibility to healthcare infrastructures
- Lack of or absence of healthcare infrastructure
- Lack of awareness
- Paucity of manpower (doctors, Nurses, paramedics, etc.)
The Concept & Key Features
Swayam, India’s advanced Anytime Health Monitoring (AHM) kiosk helps people to walk in and test for a wide range of medical parameters, consult enlisted doctors with their test reports that are made available instantly.