Swasth is one of the 6 organizations selected globally to participate in the Duke Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD). SEAD is a USAID-funded program designed to scale proven healthcare solutions for the developing world and run by collaborators including the Fuqua School of Business, the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD), Duke School of Medicine and Investors Circle. Through these collaborations, SEAD mobilizes a community of practitioners, investors, policymakers, faculty, staff, and students to identify, assess, help develop, build capacity of, and scale solutions, technologies, and business models for healthcare in developing countries around the world. As a member of the 2014 cohort, Swasth will receive customized SEAD program provides entrepreneurs with support over a three-year period.
The International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD) was founded by the World Economic Forum, Duke Medicine, and McKinsey & Company, and hosted at Duke Medicine. IPIHD promotes the improvement of health globally by providing support to organizations that have demonstrated the ability to improve affordable access to quality health care, so as to facilitate the scaling and replication of their approaches. Swasth has been selected as a member of the IPIHD network.
Swasth is amongst 7 organizations globally to be selected as member of the Learning Collaborative, convened by the Results for Development Institute (R4D) through the Center for Health Market Innovations (CHMI). CHMI is supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and UKaid. The Collaborative shares best practices and works together to address challenges to rapid growth of models providing quality, affordable primary healthcare in emerging economies. Click here for a blog post on the Collaborative