Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India
Key collaborators in the project are the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India; Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, India; Amrita Kripa Charitable Hospital, Wayanad, India; the Centre for eHealth and Care Technology at the University of Agder, Norway; and the Cardiff School of Art and Design at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
The Cardiff School of Art and Design have been undertaking internationally leading user-led design research for over a decade, and for the last five years have focused on developing new healthcare solutions in sub-Saharan Africa (including Zambia and Namibia) using ‘design thinking’ approaches.
The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering and the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham have been working in collaboration with Amrita Kripa Charitable Hospital and the non-governmental organization Amrita SeRVe to help develop self-reliant villages in the Wayanad district of Kerala, India.
The Centre for eHealth and Care Technology at the University of Agder in Norway are internationally leading experts in remote healthcare solutions covering aspects of user-centred design and technology research and have successfully deployed mobile health solutions across Norway in collaboration with local health authorities.