Aging

Helping Hands

hybrid

Elderly, terminally ill persons continue to face various challenges today at home. Poverty, insufficient facilities and personnel are the leading factors that limits them in seeking quality healthcare. This organization was founded to solve these healthcare problems through sustainable strategies.

BYBELNE

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

En BYBELNE nos dedicamos a la producción y comercialización de calzado, con la finalidad de proporcionar una salida económica al colectivo de mujeres mayores de más de 60 años que malvive en unes condiciones muy precarias.

THE CONVERSATION PROJECT

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

The Conversation Project is a public engagement campaign to ensure that each person’s wishes for end-of-life care are expressed and respected. Our ambitious goal is to change the culture from not having these conversations to having them, as early as possible, before there is a medical crisis.

Clínicas del Azúcar

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Clínicas del Azúcar is a revolutionary model of “one-stop-shops” that offers high-quality, patient-centered, and cost-effective health care to treat and prevent diabetes. With highly innovative processes, state-of-the-art technology, and sophisticated annual fixed-fee payment plans, we effectively created a model to treat diabetes in low and middle-income patients.

Virada da Saúde: app mobile

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

"Virada da Saúde" an opportunity to talk about health in an innovative way, without focusing on assistance or disease but addressing prevention. In 2015 had more than 900 activities in the city of SP, in 391 locations and 77,000 participants. An app mobile is an opportunity to reach more people.

De Geração para Geração

for profit

Translated as "From Generation to Generation", our project matches pairs of young and elderly according to their profile and personal interests. Breaking the gap between generations is important not only for the health of the elderly, but also to enrich young inexperienced students.

Piron

for profit

Piron is building new ways to improve healthcare assistance through the use of IoT and artificial intelligence.
We currently have a system to lower medical costs and make communication between doctors and patients more easier, giving automatic feedback to doctors about patient health 24 hours a day

Solar Ear

hybrid

An undetected hearing loss in a child will affect her cognitive abilities. 80% of hearing loss occurs after birth and 50% can be prevented. Solar Ear is developing a holistic hearing health solution using a Smartphone and implemented in rural villages using a micro-entrepreneur.

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