We are an international, not-for-profit organization that delivers healthcare within a walkable distance in underserved communities.
We create technology-enabled networks that connect healthcare providers + entrepreneurs + communities and provide medications, consultations, and referrals.
We collaborate with healthcare professionals in the public- and private-sector to provide consultations with less highly-trained healthcare workers,
We train and invest in local entrepreneurs, many of them women, to serve their communities and earn a livelihood through creating a connections to the healthcare network,
We provide lifesaving healthcare to women and children to see them safely through their pregnancy and childhood.
We care for whole communities by diagnosing and treating infectious disease—including tuberculosis—and providing other essential services such as family planning and reproductive health care.
Founded in 2008 by Gopi Gopalakrishnan, World Health Partners has offered more than 160,000 teleconsultations, largely for primary care in underserved communities in India and Kenya. WHP’s networks have served millions of clients with essential healthcare services and information, including with family planning, maternal health care, and treatment for tuberculosis and childhood illnesses.
World Health Partners Inc. US is a registered public charity under 501(c)(3) of US Internal Revenue Code. World Health Partners India is a non-government organization registered under Indian Societies Registration Act. World Health Partners is registered with Registrar of Companies, Government of Kenya. WHP’s model has been recognized with awards from Skoll Foundation, the World Economic Forum, Ashoka, and Asian Awards. It’s work is supported by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Skoll Foundation, Merck for Mothers, Pfizer Foundation, Government of India, and an anonymous U.S. donor and is working towards a sustainable, commercially viable model that will operate independent of donor funds.