EDUCAST Society has started implementing the Yemen project through funding from Educast Group. First multi purpose Tele center has been established in Suqra, Government of Abyan.
This tele center started classes on online english conversation sessions on mental health and video consultation for maternal and child health by eDoctors. Also new Tele centers are being established in Khanfer, Zinjibar and Hadarul Maut.
The purpose of this Social project by Educast to provide timely and cutting-edge healthcare for the reduction or safety of mothers along with their infants who are dying due to non-availability of timely health advise and consultation.
The women are badly affected mentally due to war zone trauma, there is need to have mental health consolations and awareness sessions among such groups.
Existing lady health workers as front liners are also not trained and updated in latest guidelines and findings, so they need to be updated too.
As they offer jobs to women only in NGO sector, as there are hundreds of locally educated young women who are not able to get jobs because they are not able to communicate in English. So there is dire need for providing language and office working skills for them through online sessions.
EDUCAST has successfully developed this project of multi purpose Digital Tele Center with an aim to connect this tele center with fast broadband and to provide offerings:
Maternal & child online consultation by licensed female doctors through interpreter ( Arabic-English) through getting themselves check by vital monitors and video consultation via remote female healthcare providers
To utilize same infrastructure for proving twice a week sessions and awareness among community on mental health and ailment remedies
Provide online english language teaching, conversation & practice sessions
Provide virtual trainings to front line workers through reputed midwives training facilities in Pakistan and North America.
In this context Educast managed to get permissions from local government and related departments (social welfare and health departments) Educast also partnered with local NGO’s.