Treatment Centers

  • OpASHA’s model has been replicated in Uganda by the Millennium Villages and Columbia University, Earth Institute. They are also using OpASHA’s eCompliance technology in Kenya, Peru, Dominican Republic, Tanzania and Afghanistan.
  • Achievement of very low default of up to 3.1% in TB treatment. Treatment success rate goes up to 88.3%.
  • OpASHA increases detection rate of TB by 50-400% within 6-18 months of starting work in any area.
  • 75719 patients of normal/ DST TB, 366 patients of MDR TB have been enrolled, one patient of XDR has been treated and three patients of XDR are under treatment.
  • Elimination of out of pocket expenses for patients by door-step delivery of services including collection of samples
  • 24 Female TB patients were provided vocational training to prevent them from being abandoned by families.
  • 342 Haemophilia patients detected and started on treatment
  • 10,000 TB patients were tested for diabetes. Those who tested positive are being linked with physicians & trained to manage diabetes successfully in a market sustainable way
  • 195 disadvantaged persons have been provided dignified work.

 

 

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    • 93 patients’ jobs have been saved by our counsellors who convinced their supervisors, not to terminate them
  • Income of 124 micro-entrepreneurs in disadvantaged localities, who work as partners of OpASHA, has been enhanced substantially.
    • On treatment, patients earn an additional $13,935 (Rs. 8.36 Lakh) through reinstated productivity in their lifetime, on an average (Annual TB Report 2013, Government of India). Thus, treated patients have benefited by a whopping $ 959 million (Rs 6,330.1 crores).
  • With treatment of each patient, the economy saves $12,235 (Rs 7.34 Lakh) in indirect loss (Annual TB Report 2013, Government of India). So the Indian and Cambodian economies have saved $842million (Rs 5,557 crores) for patients who have successfully completed the treatment.
  • OpASHA has detected and is helping with management of diabetes, heart disease, hemophilia and depression for thousands.
  • OpASHA has distributed millions of analgesic, antacid, antiemetic, iron & calcium tablets.
  • OpASHA has also distributed condoms, Oral Rehydration Salt, protein supplements, 8 tons of food and 9000 blankets.
  • Thus, OpASHA’s delivery model is truly turning into a delivery pipeline for disadvantaged areas/ Bottom of the Pyramid markets.

Paul Breloff

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