February 3, 2023

How Indian Health-Care Workers Use WhatsApp to Save Pregnant Women

(MIT Technology Review) – Terdale is one of many ASHAs across the country who are turning to WhatsApp as a means to combat medical misinformation and navigate sensitive medical situations, particularly regarding pregnancy. Even though ASHAs weren’t trained to do … Read More

November 15, 2022

Amazon Clinic launches as a message-based virtual care service

(The Verge) – Amazon has launched Amazon Clinic, a message-based online healthcare service that offers treatments for over 20 “common health conditions” such as allergies, dandruff, hair loss, birth control, erectile dysfunction, and acne. Amazon Clinic requires customers to select the … Read More