HMRI bags Nasscom Social Honour
HMRI’s 104 Advice has won the Nasscom Social Innovation Honours 2010 in the ICT-led innovation category by non-profit organisations.
The Honour, given to deserving projects that strive to bring about social change and development through information communication technologies (ICT), is one more feather in the cap of HMRI.
HMRI’s 104 Advice, the health helpline centre, offers medical advice, information and counselling services. The use of ICT comes in to full play in 104 Advice, as the system is supported by a pre-formatted algorithms and disease summaries. The database is built on 140 directories, 400 algorithms and 165 disease summaries.
Jury of the Social Honours, given by Nasscom in association with Genpact, includes Mr Narayana Murthy (Founder-Chairman, Infosys Technologies Limited), Mr TN Ninan (Chairman and Editorial Director, Business Standard Ltd.), Mr Rama Bijapurkar (Independent Market Strategy Consultant), Mr Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao (Chairman, NASSCOM Foundation) and Saurabh Srivastava (Trustee, NASSCOM Foundation).
Also, you can watch the entire video of NSIH on: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/4579222