CMED Health has won the The HEAD Foundation Innovative Social Enterprise Award, Education in the DBS – NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2018 in Singapore on October 18. CMED Health is the first startup from Bangladesh to be selected as a finalist & earn this prestigious award.
DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2018 is aimed to identify and support innovative new ideas and existing social ventures that have the potential to generate positive, scalable and sustainable social impact in collaboration between National University of Singapore & DBS Foundation. The challenge also provides multidimensional support, builds capacities through public education in social entrepreneurship and provide mentorship by the most experienced practitioners in this field. This year, 870 organizations from 42 countries all across Asia applied for this challenge, and of them only 10 were selected as finalists. CMED was initially selected as one of the finalists and finally won the Innovative Social Enterprise Award by The Head Foundation.
CMED Health is a health-tech startup that aims to improve healthcare ecosystem through preventative measures. This is done through its AI-driven, cloud-based smart healthcare platform, which allows users to regularly monitor their health, assess their health risk and get personalized feedback based on their health condition. CMED is using this platform to connect second tier healthcare professionals to provide primary health screening service to people all across Bangladesh. Using this platform, Medical Assistants are providing regular health screening services, assessing health risk & educating people about lifestyle changes along with the impact of Non Communicable Diseases and its prevention. Currently, CMED has 21 Medical Assistants and over 40,000 registered users.