An easy-to-use online tool to support the above training in low-income communities, monitoring quality of acupuncture treatments delivered and uniting a team of barefoot acupuncturists across India.

The e-health platform will have three components:

  • Digitised patient files: This will enable us to access up-to-date data on patient demographics, monitor the quality of medical care provided and evaluate our impact quantitatively;
  • Training module: Online copy of the protocols for the 35 most prevalent diseases. Having an online training module will make sure that updating information is flexible, inexpensive and eco-friendly; and
  • Learning network: A support network of barefoot acupuncturists, to ensure that each Para-Acupuncturist can connect with each other and experienced trainers when in need.