Frequently Asked Questions
What is your mission and vision?
We are committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”. Our solutions are directed to promoting health in resource-poor communities worldwide by education and technology.
How do you help healthcare providers?
We provide education and mentoring for healthcare providers through on-site training, online lectures via a live interactive virtual classroom and a repository of free medical content for asynchronous learning. Our content and tools are directed for generalist clinicians of all levels – community health workers, nurses and doctors.
How do you help patients?
We offer innovative health awareness and wellbeing tools for patients via technologies like mobile applications, virtual reality, machine learning in their local languages.
How do I get access to HEALTH4THEWORLD services?
All our services are available free of cost to anyone, anywhere.
If you are a health provider, you may reach out to us for LIVE lectures access and soon you will be able to register and access medical content at academy.health4theworld.org.
If you are a patient or a family caregiver, download the free Health4theworld Stroke App from Google play or iTunes app store.
What health areas have you focused on thus far?
Our first global health campaign is targeted against the second leading cause of death globally, STROKE!
What do you offer Stroke patients, caregivers and health professionals?
For health professionals including doctors, nurses and therapists, we provide a lecture based curriculum in Stroke Care – prevention, acute management and rehabilitation and survivorship.
For patients and family caregivers, we offer a free of cost multi-lingual mobile application, that engages in care, enhances knowledge and improves wellbeing. Learn more about the Health4TheWorld Stroke App on the Mobile App page
What are your current areas of focus?
We have expanded our current health professional curriculum to all major leading causes of death and disability worlwide, including heart disease, HIV/ AIDS, cancers, dementia and maternal and child health.
We are providing LIVE international grand rounds online to our collaboratoring sites and building a MOOC (Massive Online Open courses) repository for health professionals, which will be hosted on academy.health4theworld.org soon.
What are your future plans?
We will continue to strive to reach out to providers and patients in remote and under-resourced communities globally; and design and provide sustainable solutions that fit the local needs.
We will continue to leverage futuristic technologies to disseminate reliable medical content and enhance wellbeing for anyone anywhere.
Who conducts all your activities?
H4TW is a 100% volunteer driven organization. Our team members are from diverse backgrounds in medicine, technology, public health and media.
1. Administrative, Technology and Media – Team members, Interns and contractors.
2. Faculty and content experts – Health experts from US Academic Institutions.
3. International Partners: Hospitals, Clinics, NGOs in resource-poor communities.
How can I get involved? Are you looking for volunteers?
What countries do you currently work in?
We currently have collaborating partners in 22 countries in Asia, Africa, South America, Eastern Europe and remote parts of the United States. In these twenty two sites, we are creating healthier ecosystems by assisting everyone in the care delivery chain (health professionals, community health workers, patient and family caregivers).
Do you charge for any of your services or products?
No, in keeping with our guiding principle of SEVA (selfless giving), all of our services are and will always be available free of cost to anyone, anywhere.
What will my donation buy? How much of it will go to programs in need?
In keeping with our 100% Integrity model, ALL of your valuable donation will be directed to programs in need. Your valuable donations are used in the creation of medical content, mobile applications and customizing various technologies to local needs globally.
Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes, Internal Revenue Service recognizes Health4TheWorld (H4TW) as a Section 501(c)(3) public charity. Gifts to H4TW are tax deductible in the US. Our Federal Tax ID/ EIN # is 81-4405671
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Promoting health in resource-poor communities worldwide through education and technology