Noora Health

www.noorahealth.org

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Edith Elliott.

FOUNDED

2013.

MISSION

To improve health outcomes for disenfranchised people.

WHERE THEY WORK

India.

BUSINESS MODEL

A new standard of care that transforms a highly compassionate, untapped resource, and trains them to be active members of the recovery team to reduce readmission rates and increase knowledge retention.

ANNUAL BUDGET

US$800,000 FY16 (Dec-16).

DELIVERED TO DATE

Launched the program in 20 hospitals and trained over 45,000+ family members representing 30,000 patients.

IMPACT

Reduction in post-surgical complications.

BIG PLANS

To train 1 million people in 150 hospitals.

OUR INVESTMENT SO FAR

US$100,000 in unrestricted grants.

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Krishna stayed with his father for the entirety of his open heart surgery and weeklong recovery and has graduated from the practical skill test to monitor his father’s health.
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Noora Health Co-Founders Shahed Alam, Katy Ashe, Edith Elliott and Jessie Liu (L-R).
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Family members go through caregiver training and learn how to monitor pulse by practicing on themselves.