WhatsApp Launches Incubator Program to Help Organizations Create Digital Solutions for Health Problems
The company said the program aims to identify 10 selected organizations addressing critical health issues. They will be guided through a âdesign-to-designâ process to deepen the understanding and applicability of their WhatsApp-based solution. The selected organizations will benefit from technical support in order to design, prototype and pilot their healthcare use cases.
Abhijit Bose, director of WhatsApp India, said technology has been the most critical instrument in India’s fight against Covid-19. “During the pandemic, we have seen several innovative use cases of the WhatsApp Business platform by government organizations, civic actors, city governments and many other NGOs large and small in all sectors and locations.” , did he declare.
âWe feel honored to have had the opportunity to work alongside some of these organizations to help increase efficiency and impact during the pandemic for various communities in India. We hope that the WhatsApp Incubator program will bring more innovative and unique solutions that will help to solve India’s healthcare needs problem, âhe added.
Enrollment in the program is open to entrepreneurs, NGOs, start-ups and any other organization with ideas to tackle issues of general immunization, mental health, maternal health and equitable access to health care. .
WhatsApp said participating organizations have the opportunity to be mentored by industry experts, access ecosystems on the ground, receive support with advice on measuring impact and a chance to network with investors to evolve their use cases. The program is administered by Quicksand Design Studio and applications are open until December 24.
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